Importing housing policy: housing co‐operatives in Britain and Scandinavia

Clapham, D. and Kintrea, K. (1987) Importing housing policy: housing co‐operatives in Britain and Scandinavia. Housing Studies, 2(3), pp. 157-169. (doi: 10.1080/02673038708720597)

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Aspects of housing policy are often seen to be transferable across national boundaries, even though the economic and political contexts are different. This paper examines co‐ownership, a policy initiative which was imported to Britain from Scandinavia in the 1960s and which had a short and problematic life. It analyses the reasons for the failure of co‐ownership in Britain but suggests that it may be possible to establish new forms of co‐operative housing on a larger scale in future.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kintrea, Professor Keith
Authors: Clapham, D., and Kintrea, K.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Urban Studies
Journal Name:Housing Studies
Publisher:Taylor and Francis (Routledge)
ISSN (Online):1466-1810

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