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Owner-occupation: social mix and neighbourhood impacts

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  • Rowland Atkinson
  • Keith Kintrea


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JournalPolicy and Politics
DatePublished - 2000
Original languageEnglish


Considers the problems of social exclusion on deprived social housing estates and investigates the potential of one particular approach to tackling these problems, namely the; introduction of a social mix to these estates through new housing developments for owner occupation. Provides background information on the concept of social mix. Reviews the; findings of a research study which investigated the impacts of publicly sponsored owner-occupation in three deprived social housing estates in Scotland. Analyses the study; findings, focusing particularly on residents' networks and examining the potential for the owner-occupation approach to reconnect existing residents with wider society. Draws; conclusions from the study and considers the policy implications of its findings.

    Research areas

  • United kingdom, scotland, motherwell, paisley, edinburgh, housing, housing estates, deprivation, poverty, social exclusion, tenants, residents, home ownership, social housing, housing tenure, policy, neighbourhoods, jal, ib195

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