37 black & white tables, 13 black & white line drawings
Kam-Wah Chan, Patricia Kennett
Table Of Contents
1. Introduction: Gender and Housing in an International Context Chan Kam-Wah and Patricia Kennett 2. Women's Housing Rights: What is the Matter with the International Norm? Ingrid Westendorp 3. Women and Housing: The Australian Experience Selina Tually 4. Women and Housing Affordability in the United States Elizabeth Mulroy 5. Social Change and Housing Systems: The Case of Women in Spain Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway and Teresa Sanchez-Martinez 6. Women's Housing in Sweden Ingrid Sahlin 7.Women, Housing and Citizenship in Great Britain Patricia Kennett 8. Moving Beyond the Standard Family Model: The Emerging Housing Situation of Women in Japan Richard Ronald And Mieko Hinokidani 9. Neoliberalization and the Invisibility of Women's Housing Problems in Taiwan Herng-Dar Bih and Yi-Ling Chen 10. A Gender Study of the Housing Rights of Women in Urban China - a Case Study of a Single Parent Female Domestic Workers' Group Guo Hui-Min 11. Women and Housing in Hong Kong Chan Kam-Wah 12. Conclusion Patricia Kennett
Patricia Kennett is a Reader in Comparative Policy Studies and Head of the Centre for Urban Studies in the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, UK. She has undertaken substantial research and published widely on issues relating to housing and home ownership, homelessness and social exclusion, citizenship and the welfare state in comparative perspective. Chan Kam Wah is an Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He mainly teaches social policy and housing policy. His major research interests are gender studies, housing studies, and social welfare and social policy analysis. Recent publications include: 'Deconstructing the Asian Welfare Model: social equality matters' in Journal of Asian Public Policy 1(3) 2008, The Crisis of Welfare in East Asia (Lexington, 2007, co-ed), Gender and Social Work - Theory and Practice (Chinese University Press, 2006, in Chinese, co-ed).