Shortage of housing is acute in many cities throughout the world. This specialism embraces contemporary debates linking housing provision, poverty, and sustainability through two modules.
Housing in a Globalising World
... critically examines housing systems and policies across the globe, considering how housing has been affected by globalisation, and the needs of those living in unsuitable housing and the homeless, illustrated with examples from Europe, the US, SE Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Sustainable Housing and Community Development
... critically examines the ways in which the renewal and development of housing and communities contributes to sustainable development, exploring the roles of individuals, communities, organisations and governments in shaping this agenda.