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Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

John Flint


This book explores an issue of growing importance to policy makers, academics, housing practitioners and students. It brings together contributions from the most prominent scholars in the field to provide a range of theoretical perspectives, critical analysis and empirical research findings about the role of housing and urban governance in addressing anti-social behaviour. Chapters assess constructions of anti-social behaviour in policy discourse, identify how housing is increasingly central to the governance of anti-social behaviour and critically evaluate a wide range of measures used by hou ... More

Keywords: anti-social behaviour, housing, social landlords, eviction, probationary tenancies, mediation, Acceptable Behaviour Contracts, gated communities, private security, policy discourse

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Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9781861346858
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.001.0001


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John Flint, editor

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Part 1:The definition and construction of anti-social behaviour in the UK

Part 2: Legal techniques and measures utilised by social landlords to address anti-social behaviour

Part 3: The emerging mechanisms of addressing anti-social behaviour in housing governance

Part 4 Studies of housing and anti-social behaviour from an international perspective

Sixteen Conclusion

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