Law and the Precarious Home

Socio Legal Perspectives on the Home in Insecure Times

Helen Carr (Redaktør) ; Brendan Edgeworth (Redaktør) ; Caroline Hunter (Redaktør)

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This book explores the emergent and internationally widespread phenomenon of precariousness, specifically in relation to the home.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Introducing Precarisation: Contemporary Understandings of Law and the Insecure Home
Helen Carr, Brendan Edgeworth and Caroline Hunter

Part I: Understanding Precarisation
2. Precarious Homes: The Sharing Continuum
Sarah Blandy
3. Property, Well-being, and Home: Positive Psychology and Property Law's Foundations
Nestor M Davidson

Part II: Rental Security
4. The 'Affordable Alternative to Renting': Property Guardians and Legal Dimensions of Housing Precariousness
Caroline Hunter and Jed Meers
5. Public Housing Insecurity in New South Wales: An Historical Overview (1971-2014)
Brendan Edgeworth
6. The Tenant's Home and the Landlord's Property-The Polish Struggle to Achieve a Balance of Rights
Magdalena Habdas

Part III: The Home and Governmental Precarisation
7. Law and the Precarious Home: A Case Study of Thermal Inefficiency in English Homes
Helen Carr
8. Governing Risk and Uncertainty: Financialisation and the Regulatory Framework of Housing Associations
Richard Goulding
9. Safe and Sound: Precariousness, Compartmentation and Death at Home
Edward Kirton-Darling

Part IV: Global/Local Precariousness
10. The UK as a Precarious Home
Richard Warren
11. Precarious Home and Institutional Ambiguity in China's Urbanisation
Ting Xu and Wei Gong
12. On Shaky Ground: Homes as Socio-Legal Spaces in a Post-Earthquake Environment
Ann Dupuis, Suzanne Vallance and David Thorns

Part V: Resistance and Strategies
13. Precarity and Defi ance in Temporary Accommodation: The King Hill Hostel Campaign, 1965-66
Laura Binger
14. Responding to the Precarisation of Housing: A Case Study of PAH Barcelona
Gabriele D'Adda, Lucia Delgado and Eduard Sala
15. Returning Home?
Danie Brand

Om forfatteren

Helen Carr is Professor of Law at Kent Law School.
Brendan Edgeworth is Professor of Law at the University of New South Wales.
Caroline Hunter is Professor of Law at York Law School.