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The politics of housing innovation

the fate of the Civilian Industrial Technology Program.
  • 124 Pages
  • 4.27 MB
  • English
Cornell University Press , Ithaca
Civilian Industrial Technology Program, Construction industry -- United States, Housing -- United States, Building -- Technological innovations -- United S


United St

SeriesScience, technology, and society
LC ClassificationsHD9715.U52 N36
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 124 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4468272M
ISBN 100801406579
LC Control Number79161308

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A key feature of the book is its careful balance between the need for innovation Cited by: HERMAN SCHWARTZ is Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, USA. A prolific author, his most recent book is Subprime Nation: American Power, Global Capital and the Housing other publications include Dominions of Debt and States versus Markets.

LEONARD SEABROOKE is Professor in International Political Economy in the Department of Politics and International Studies, 5/5(1). This book demonstrates how housing systems are built from political struggles over the distribution of welfare and wealth. The contributors analyze varieties of residential capitalism through a range of international case studies, as well as investigating the links between housing finance and the current international financial crisis.

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Problem: The future of housing depends in part on innovation by homebuilders. Planners should know how to influence innovation in homebuilding in order to promote innovative practices that conserve the environment, improve quality, and reduce costs.

Purpose: This article explains challenges involved in innovation in home building, as well as providing planners with strategies to influence. THE INSTITUTE FOR POLITICAL INNOVATION The authors will donate all royalties from the sale of this book to the Institute for Political Innovation.

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The book presents new thinking in collaborative housing, co-production and accompanying finance mechanisms in order to support the quantity and the quality of affordable rental housing. Housing affordability has become an increasingly contested area of public policy.

House prices and rents have risen in many parts of the world, representing a boon for property owners but reinforcing barriers to first-home ownership faced by younger generations and lower-income earners. To address falling rates of home ownership and rising levels of rental stress, many governments have.

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In his book, Taylor synthesizes more than 50 years of theory and research on national innovation rates, bringing together the current political and economic wisdom and the latest findings about how nations become science and technology leaders.

Little systematic attention has been paid to state housing strategies over the years, despite a lengthening record of policy innovation. This paper asks what factors influence state adoption of housing trust funds (HTFs), and if these factors differ based on how the trust fund is financed and which state agency is responsible for administering it.

This book examines why the EU Strategic Energy Technology Plan was adopted and what it has achieved. Using an analytical framework developed to capture the politics of innovation, the authors trace the history of the Plan from initiation to implementation and then explain its development. on housing and land development approaches and create an enabling environment for synergies and innovation.

Government, including regional and local authorities, needs to ensure that urban building standards and town plan - ning regulations enable and incentivise integrated, flexible, cost-effective and sustainable housing developments.

The book provides an up-to-date international comparison of social housing policy and practice. It offers an analysis of how the social housing system currently works in each country, supported by relevant statistics. It identifies European trends in the sector, and opportunities for innovation and improvement.

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housing safety net—akin to the socialized programs familiar in Europe and elsewhere—have long since faded away. In the face of perennial shortfalls in federal subsidy and oversight, local government’s role in the promotion of affordable housing has evolved considerably, both in terms of leadership and policy innovation.

In Defense of Housing is the definitive statement on this crisis from leading urban planner Peter Marcuse and sociologist David Madden. They look at the causes and consequences of the housing problem and detail the need for progressive alternatives.

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The housing crisis. “A World of Homeowners is a game-changer—one of the most important books on housing published in the last decade. Kwak offers a brilliant study of the internationalization of US housing policy, with a richly drawn cast of characters and a deep dive into the construction of soft imperialism.

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Why are some countries better than others at science and technology. Written in accessible language, The Politics of Innovation. Many families face housing challenges related to a racial wealth gap that have forced them to spend more than 30% of their income on housing, according to a.

The Politics of Innovation Why Some Countries Are Better Than Others at Science and Technology Mark Zachary Taylor. Directly challenges the dominant theory that institutions are the primary drivers of innovation in science and technology; Shows that politics are the driving force that determines how the tools of institutions and policies will.

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