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The rural housing questionCommunity and planning in Britain's countrysides$
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Madhu Satsangi

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9781847423856

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.001.0001

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Evolving agendas in rural housing

Evolving agendas in rural housing

(p.31) Four Evolving agendas in rural housing
The rural housing question

Madhu Satsangi

Nick Gallent

Mark Bevan

Policy Press

Early reviews are important for they reveal how concerns for rural housing, rural economies and rural communities have evolved over the last century. However, these concerns, traceable in a variety of inquiry spots, have become more sophisticated, more focused on the link between communities and economies and less concerned with superficial state of housing stock. However, they failed to become sophisticated enough, missing the bigger picture and failing to spot the housing shortages after the nationalisation of development rights and the creation of a comprehensive system of land-use planning. This chapter reviews and charts the trajectory of concern over the last century. It provides samples of key inquiries from the different parts of Britain, examines their main concerns and considers the extent to which they addressed ‘rural fundamentals’. Did they advance understanding of the rural housing question, or did they instead generate lists of actions that governments might take to placate sections of the rural population, like using sticking plasters for gaping wounds?

Keywords:   rural housing, rural economies, rural communities, rural fundamentals, housing shortages, concern, early reviews

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