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Darkness is a luxury not granted to Britain's council estates

Sloane, Mona (2016) Darkness is a luxury not granted to Britain's council estates. The Guardian.

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Most people do not think of darkness as a luxury. But if you live in a council flat with a bulkhead light shining into your window all night long, you might. Light, especially in the urban realm, is a powerful thing. People make spaces through light, it is the stuff of our everyday lives … so perhaps it is not surprising that it reinforces the growing social inequality in our towns and cities.

Item Type: Article
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Additional Information: © 2017 The Author
Divisions: Sociology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD100 Land Use
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2017 10:13
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2021 23:12

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