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Housing conditions in Britain and Germany

Chris Couch

Housing conditions in Britain and Germany

a comparative study of inner city housing conditions in Britain and West Germany with special case studies drawn from Liverpool in Merseyside and Dortmund in the eastern Ruhr

by Chris Couch

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Published by Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society in London .
Written in English

  • Housing -- Great Britain -- Case studies.,
  • Housing -- Germany (West) -- Case studies.,
  • Housing -- England -- Liverpool.,
  • Housing -- Germany -- Dortmund.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChris Couch.
    ContributionsAnglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society., Ruhr-Mersey Project.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination166 p. :
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22141641M
    ISBN 100905492420

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Confirm this request. You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would. As in France, policy in Germany has undergone considerable changes over the years, but there has been much greater continuity than in the UK. Housing policy has been less affected by political divisions and there would seem to be a wide measure of Author: Gavin Mccrone, Mark Stephens.

Get this from a library. Housing conditions in Britain and Germany: a comparative study of inner city housing conditions in Britain and West Germany, with special case studies drawn from Liverpool in Merseyside and Dortmund in the eastern Ruhr.

[Chris Couch; Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society.]. The book considers housing tenure types and looks at standards of living, housing stock, housing allowances and subsidies and European funds.

There are separate chapters for France, Germany, Spain, The Netherlands and Sweden. The later chapters focus on Britain and look more in depth at population issues and economics and address regional policy. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The trend in terms of supply of housing in Britain and Germany is illustrated below. Graph 1: Housing Completions in Britain and Germany () Source: HypostatTa Housing Completions, author additions. Graph 1 illustrates that Germany has outperformed Britain in terms of new supply of housing during the last decade or so.

The first edition of this book was published in May The introduction to the first edition said that the book was being published to bring together available information on the housing stock and housing finance in Britain, and also to publish for the first Housing conditions in Britain and Germany book the results of a major market research survey conducted by.

Horrible. Parts of Germany were in trouble, but their living conditions were rather normal, until the Americans came in and bombed them.

They had a good supply of food, and stayed healthy. Judith Flanders examines the state of housing for the 19th-century urban poor, assessing the ‘improvements’ carried out in slum areas and the efforts of Housing conditions in Britain and Germany book, including Charles Dickens and Henry Mayhew, to publicise such living conditions.

Between and the population of England doubled. At the same time, farming was giving way. How unequal is Britain and are the poor getting poorer. The UK is the fifth most unequal country in Europe but has taken steps to reduce disparities of income Thinktank calls for major overhaul of.

Housing conditions with high mortality, health and living conditions are closely linked. THE BIRTH OF THE WORLD CITIES. But the nineteenth century is also the century of economic liberalism.

To increase the productivity of their employees, some bosses, including Catholic and Protestant patrons, have built housing for housing. Between andBritain was home to more thanprisoners of war from Italy, the Ukraine and Germany. They were housed in hundreds of.

In Germany, it has been estimated, 70% of housing had gone and, in the Soviet Union, 1, towns villages. Factories and workshops were in ruins, fields, forests and vineyards ripped to.

Seventy-eight percent of housing in consisted of single-family homes, compared to 56 percent in the Netherlands, 49 percent in West Germany and 32 percent in France. In England and Wales inpercent of housing units had two or fewer rooms; percent had seven or more rooms, percent had six rooms, percent had five rooms.

A s a share of its economy, Germany’s manufacturing sector is twice the size of Britain’s – 23% of national GDP, compared with 11%, according to the World Bank. Unlike Britain, it runs a.

housing benefit in Germany only made up % of all housing benefit recipients in (cp. BMVBWp. 86, 93, ). In the current Housing Benefit Report, the regulation for en. Housing during the Industrial Revolution Conditions varied from the splendor and opulence of the homes of the wealthy to the squalor of the lives of the workers.

The Industrial Age saw new homes for the rich mimicking stately homes, whilst those for. Before the Industrial Revolution Before the dawn of the Industrial Revolution Britain was a quite different place to the one that exists today. Industrialisation brought with it new types of roads, trains and many other forms of communications which simply did not exist prior to industrialisation.

Affordability of housing in the UK reflects the ability to rent or buy property. Housing tenure in the UK has the following main types: Owner-occupied; Private Rented Sector (PRS); and Social Rented Sector (SRS). The affordability of housing in the UK varies widely on a regional basis – house prices and rents will differ as a result of market factors such as the state of the local.

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Perfect for acing essays, tests. Living conditions after the end of the war were really hard. Food was still rationed, clothes were hard to find, and very expensive to buy.

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While a growing consensus seems to have emerged among British politicians that Britain’s welfare state is in need of radicalFile Size: KB. Statistics on housing poverty in Great Britain.houses needed every year (onlybuilt in ) Annual increase in house prices around 9%; Housing poverty in Great Britain consists of: Poor housing conditions (unsafe, damp, cold, infested or lacking in modern facilitie) Overcrowding; Homelessness.

Germany - Germany - The era of partition: Following the German military leaders’ unconditional surrender in Maythe country lay prostrate. The German state had ceased to exist, and sovereign authority passed to the victorious Allied powers.

The physical devastation from Allied bombing campaigns and from ground battles was enormous: an estimated one-fourth of the country’s housing. Having done this, the book?s second key aim is to investigate the different paths taken by the two countries between and and to explain, in the light of this, why social insurance has ended up playing a much smaller role in the long-term development of welfare policy in Britain than it has in Germany.

Britain has a higher proportion of its population living in relative poverty than most other EU countries. Sources: Joseph Rowntree Foundation,IPPR,Oxfam.

Low-income households. A household is deemed to be ‘in poverty’ if its income is less than 60% of median household income. The value of this poverty line depends on the. Aroundmost European emigrants were from Great Britain, _____, and Scandinavia. Germany Progress in Europe that enabled married women to own property came first in.

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German law allows a maximum of 48 hours per week – 8 hours per day from Monday to Saturday – although most businesses work 40 hours.

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Why did Great Britain initially refuse to join the European Economic Community (EEC) established by Italy, France, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands in. It flinched at the prospect of losing status through absorption into the European continent.

Besides living in poor-quality housing, factory laborers suffered under horrendous working conditions. Work was monotonous, and workplace safety was minimal. Factories were damp, filthy, noisy, poorly ventilated and poorly lit. Men, women and children worked extremely long hours for very little pay.

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