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Read more at: ESRC Seminar Series on Marketplace Exclusion: Representations, Resistances and Responses

ESRC Seminar Series on Marketplace Exclusion: Representations, Resistances and Responses

This series of six seminars examines substantive and methodological issues surrounding marketplace exclusion. The seminars are designed to create links between academics, early career researchers, business leaders, community groups, activists and policy makers interested in the dynamics of...


Read more at: Managing Money Better: Evaluation

Managing Money Better: Evaluation

The Managing Money Better (MMB) project has been evaluated in order to analyse the outcomes for vulnerable older people using the service. The project aimed to reach more vulnerable older people, particularly by providing money advice as a key element of housing and care options advice and support.


Read more at: The Uneven Geography of Participation at the Global Level: Ethiopian Women Activists at the Global Periphery

The Uneven Geography of Participation at the Global Level: Ethiopian Women Activists at the Global Periphery

A journal article, The Uneven Geography of Participation at the Global Level: Ethiopian Women Activists at the Global Periphery, has been published by Dr Gemma Burgess in a special edition of Globalizations – Gender, Governance and Power: Finding the Global at the Local Level.


Read more at: When the personal becomes political: using legal reform to combat violence against women in Ethiopia in Gender Place & Culture

When the personal becomes political: using legal reform to combat violence against women in Ethiopia in Gender Place & Culture

A new journal article has been published by Dr Gemma Burgess in Gender, Place & Culture. The article focuses on Ethiopia's first civil society organisation, the Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association (EWLA), which has been campaigning for legal reform to secure women's rights and address violence...


Read more at: Book review by Dr Gemma Burgess published in Journal of Social Policy

Book review by Dr Gemma Burgess published in Journal of Social Policy

Book review published in Journal of Social Policy. Dr Gemma Burgess reviews Patricia Kennett and Chan KamWah (eds.) (2011), Women and Housing: An International Analysis. Abingdon: Routledge. £34.99, pp. 247, pbk. doi:10.1017/S0047279411000882


Read more at: Mobility and moving aspirations of social housing tenants in London and the North

Mobility and moving aspirations of social housing tenants in London and the North

This study aims to assess evidence on the extent to which households in the social sector in London are prepared to move together with the attributes of households and dwellings that help to determine their attitudes and requirements.


Read more at: Residential mobility of social tenants and households entering Low Cost Home Ownership (LCHO): A comparison of London and the Northern Regions

Residential mobility of social tenants and households entering Low Cost Home Ownership (LCHO): A comparison of London and the Northern Regions

This report compares the residential mobility of social tenants and households entering LCHO in London with mobility in the northern regions of England.


Read more at: Additional housing supply: implications for sustainable communities

Additional housing supply: implications for sustainable communities

This is part of DCLG’s (then ODPM) response to the Barker Review of Housing Supply’s recommendations that many more dwellings are needed to reduce house price inflation. It draws on the results of a model of house price response to additional supply developed in a parallel project at Reading...


Read more at: The role of foyers in housing association provision

The role of foyers in housing association provision

This research provided a systematic analysis of the national position in terms of numbers, their geographical and size distribution, information on both capital and revenue funding, clarification of the client groups and how clients come forward and are accepted, staffing, range of services...


Read more at: Sustainable development in the Kent Thames Gateway

Sustainable development in the Kent Thames Gateway

CCHPR worked in a multi-disciplinary team with others across the university to carry out this piece of research looking at sustainable development in the Kent Thames Gateway.