By J.S.C.M. Hoekstra
This e-book explores the connection among the features of the welfare country and the features of the housing method (housing regulations, housing results and housing industry advancements) in numerous ecu international locations. It involves a theoretical framework, six released articles and a concluding bankruptcy. All six articles use the welfare kingdom regime concept and typology of Esping-Andersen, the housing approach typology of Kemeny or either, or no less than a few points of those, as an explanatory framework. the result of the investigations point out that there are significant adjustments among some of the eu housing structures. so far as this can be involved, specially the Southern eu nations occupy a slightly precise place. accordingly, articles within the research in particular concentrate on the Southern eu housing method of Spain. The publication is suitable for either lecturers and policy-makers who're attracted to overseas housing and housing coverage developments.IOS Press is a world technological know-how, technical and clinical writer of fine quality books for lecturers, scientists, and pros in all fields. a few of the parts we post in: -Biomedicine -Oncology -Artificial intelligence -Databases and knowledge structures -Maritime engineering -Nanotechnology -Geoengineering -All facets of physics -E-governance -E-commerce -The wisdom economic climate -Urban reviews -Arms regulate -Understanding and responding to terrorism -Medical informatics -Computer Sciences
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4). The idea for Chapter 7 was launched by Cyrus Vakili-Zad, who visited OTB in November 2005 to discuss the characteristics of the Mediterranean welfare and housing systems with me. A. M. A, and J. Hoekstra (2005), Nederlandse woonruimteverdeling in Europees perspectief [Dutch housing allocation in European perspective], Ruimte en Planning, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 74-83. A. M. Hoekstra (2006), Housing allocation and freedom of movement: A European comparison. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geograﬁe, Vol.
Since at first sight, this contradicts basic economic theory, we have called this ‘the Spanish paradox’. This paper explores this paradox from a welfare regime perspective. While the idea for the study was proposed by Cyrus Vakili-Zad, I have taken the lead in writing and developing the article. 3 Relation with other work The articles included in this thesis are framed within the research program of the OTB theme group ‘Housing Institutions and Governance’, of which I am a member. The research of this group focuses on the institutions that constitute housing systems, the way housing systems are governed, and the outcomes of housing systems.
Several relevant aspects of this system, such as the organisation of housing provision, subsidisation, and rent regulation, are analysed. For each of these aspects, the welfare state regime with which it can be best linked is determined. Two epochs are analysed: the 1980s and the 1990s. Consequently, the development in time of the housing system in the Netherlands can be described. Some general conclusions are drawn concerning the applicability of EspingAndersen’s typology of welfare states to the field of housing.