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dc.contributor.supervisor Mara Fridell (Sociology) en_US
dc.contributor.author Rockar, Ella
dc.date.accessioned 2019-04-12T19:25:35Z
dc.date.available 2019-04-12T19:25:35Z
dc.date.issued 2019 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2019-04-01T22:35:20Z en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/33856
dc.description.abstract The project fills a gap in the literature on social housing policies and their connection to the welfare state and constellations of power in society. The project is theoretically informed by welfare state and urban theory. A comparative-historical case study approach is used to investigate the relationship between social housing, as conceptualized as a feature of the broader welfare state, and neoliberalization in Canada and Denmark. The research questions of the project are: 1) To what extent have Canadian and Danish social housing policies faced retrenchment during the global political economic period of neoliberalization? (2) In a comparative perspective, how have social housing policies and their retrenchment affected housing inequality in Canada and Denmark? (3) To what extent can research on social housing policies, framed in a welfare state perspective, offer useful theoretical innovation and opportunities for future research? The project contributes to the community of scholars by providing a thorough comparative history of social housing policies, as well as by offering new theorizing to link welfare state and urban studies research. In terms of its implications for society, the project connects the welfare state, social housing, and coalition building to aid in arguing a state responsibility to provide citizens with adequate and affordable housing. With housing pressure mounting and poverty deepening in urban centres around the world, this thorough analysis of the connection between housing and neoliberalization is crucial. en_US
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject Social housing en_US
dc.subject Welfare state en_US
dc.subject Power resources theory en_US
dc.subject Political economic urban theory en_US
dc.subject Canada en_US
dc.subject Denmark en_US
dc.subject Neoliberal en_US
dc.subject Retrenchment en_US
dc.title A home in the welfare state: social housing in Canada and Denmark en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/masterThesis
dc.degree.discipline Sociology en_US
dc.contributor.examiningcommittee Andrew Woolford (Sociology) en_US
dc.contributor.examiningcommittee Richard Milgrom (City Planning) en_US
dc.degree.level Master of Arts (M.A.) en_US
dc.description.note May 2019 en_US


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