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Housing and social transition in Japan [electronic resource] / edited by Yosuke Hirayama and Richard Ronald.

Publication:
London : Routledge, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (233 p.)
Series:
Housing and society series.
Housing and society series
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Subjects:
Housing -- Japan.
Housing policy -- Japan.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Bringing together a number of perspectives on the Japanese housing system, Housing and Social Transition in Japan provides a comprehensive, challenging and theoretically developed account of the dynamic role of the housing system during a period of unprecedented social and economic change in one of the most enigmatic social, political, and economic systems of the modern world.While Japan demonstrates many of the characteristics of some western housing and social systems, including mass homeownership and consumption-based lifestyles, extensive economic growth and rapid urban
Contents:
Half Title: Housing and Social Transition in Japan; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Contributors; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Reshaping the housing system; 3 Transformations in housing construction and finance; 4 Welfare regime theories and the Japanese housing system; 5 Turning stock into cash flow; 6 Housing, family and gender; 7 Social exclusion and homelessness; 8 The Japanese home in transition; 9 Situating the Japanese housing system; Glossary; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Hirayama, Yōsuke.
Ronald, Richard.
ISBN:
1-134-17630-9
1-281-15840-2
9786611158408
0-203-96742-9
OCLC:
476125015