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Between 1945 and 1975 nearly 1,500.000 people were rehoused from inadequate or slum accommodation in British cities into high-rise flats, as part of the post war public housing drive. The author takes high-rise housing in particular, together with mass housing policies in general, as a case study of a new kind of policy process in the welfare state. He opens up a wide range of issues in social science, including contemporary theories of the state and alternative analyses of the dynamics of urban policy change.
Illustrated with black and white diagrams and charts, this book is in fine condition throughout.
- Dunleavy Patrick
- Oxford University Press
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