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Council estates: why demolition is anything but the solution

Power, Anne (2016) Council estates: why demolition is anything but the solution. British Politics and Policy at LSE (04 Mar 2016). Blog Entry.

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In early 2016, the Prime Minister announced plans for the demolition of 100 large, run-down and difficult to manage council estates. Anne Power argues demolition not only doesn’t solve housing and social problems, but in fact deepens them. Here, she outlines the hidden costs of the process, and explains why infilling and upgrading is what the government should actually be looking at, not demolition.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: STICERD
Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2016 15:49
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 10:35

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