class, housing


Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • Sandwich Class Housing Scheme — (夾心階層住屋計劃) is a scheme by Hong Kong Housing Society for building apartments that are sold to middle income families, i.e. sandwich class, at concessionary prices during the 1990s.ee also*Hong Kong Housing Society …   Wikipedia

  • housing —    Housing in Britain has increasingly been dominated by one type, the owner occupied, single family dwelling in a suburb, in marked contrast to practice elsewhere in Europe. It is not however the only form of British housing, and emphasizing it… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • Housing cooperative — Not to be confused with building cooperative. 999 N. Lake Shore Drive, a coop owned residential building in Chicago, Illinois, United States …   Wikipedia

  • Housing of the Working Classes Act 1885 — The Housing of the Working Classes Act 1885 (48 49 Vict. c. 72) was an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom.BackgroundIn the November 1883 issue of National Review Conservative Party leader Lord Salisbury wrote an article titled Labourers and… …   Wikipedia

  • Housing at the University of Chicago — includes 10 residence halls that are divided into 35 houses. Each house has an average of 70 students.[1] Freshmen must live on campus, and housing is guaranteed but not required thereafter.[2] The University operates 28 apartment buildings near… …   Wikipedia

  • Housing association — Housing associations in the United Kingdom are independent not for profit bodies that provide low cost social housing for people in housing need. Any trading surplus is used to maintain existing homes and to help finance new ones. They are now… …   Wikipedia

  • Housing at the University of California, Berkeley — consists of student housing facilities run by the office of Residential and Student Service Programs. Housing is also offered by off campus entities such as fraternities and sororities, and cooperatives (see See Also section). Contents 1 UCB… …   Wikipedia

  • Housing Segregation — is the practice of denying African American or other minority groups equal access to housing through the process of misinformation, denial of realty and financing services, and racial steering. Misinformation can take the form of realtors or… …   Wikipedia

  • housing class — A concept which emerged from a study of Sparkbrook, an inner city area of Birmingham (UK), conducted by John Rex and Robert Moore during the 1960s (see Race, Community and Conflict, 1967). In this study, urban social groups are conceptualized in… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • housing, sociological studies of — There is not, nor can there be, any uniquely defined sociology of housing. The nature of housing as a physical artefact, its spatial distribution and the terms of its occupancy (physical, legal, financial), are affected by social structures and… …   Dictionary of sociology

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