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Gentili, M. (author), Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author)
Access to homeownership for young adults is becoming more and more difficult. Italy – where homeownership rates for young adults are steadily decreasing – is a case in point. In the recent past, becoming homeowner was an obvious housing pathway for Italian young adults, even from lower-middle class families. If your parents were homeowner,...
journal article 2021
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Litheko, Olebogeng (author), Marais, Lochner (author), Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author), Cloete, Jan (author), Lenka, Molefi (author)
Asset-building policies are used worldwide to reduce state welfare commitments. In the Global South, including South Africa, asset-based housing development is thought to help reduce poverty. This study investigated asset building and homeownership in a sample of South Africa’s emerging black middle class. Interviews with 244 black middle-class...
journal article 2019
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Storm, S.T.H. (author)
The U.S. economy is widely diagnosed with two “diseases”: a secular stagnation of potential U.S. growth and rising income and job polarization. The two diseases have a common root in the demand shortfall, originating from the “unbalanced” growth between technologically “dynamic” and “stagnant” sectors. To understand how the short-run demand...
journal article 2018
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Marais, Lochner (author), Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author), Napier, Mark (author), Cloete, Jan (author), Lenka, Molefi (author)
Under apartheid, black African households could not own land or homes in most major urban centres in South Africa. This limited residential mobility and locked many households into state rental accommodation in townships. Homeownership for all South Africans was restored in the mid-1980 s and the Group Areas Act was repealed in 1991.<br/...
journal article 2018
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de Koning, J.I.J.C. (author)
Growing unsustainable consumption in Vietnam is a pressing issue, especially in urban areas. The effects of rapid economic growth, industrialization and increasing wealth in combination with a young, growing population makes that the middle class of Vietnam is on the rise. This movement within the population is making room to form and introduce...
doctoral thesis 2017
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De Korte, N.Y. (author)
master thesis 2014
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Gosseye, J. (author), Heynen, H. (author)
This paper contrasts the objectives that underlie the development of government-funded holiday camps for family vacations in Belgium with the socio-spatial practices of their initial users. Drawing on oral history, archival material, photographs and site plans, we argue that holidaymakers did not just experience the holiday camp as an...
journal article 2013
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Zhao, Y. (author)
This report is about a graduation project on lighting experience design for urban middle class Chinese homes, which is done for Philips Consumer Luminaires (Shenzhen) Co.,Ltd. The project aims to develop a lighting solution that meets the latent desires and needs of urban middle class Chinese families in the living room. The user centered...
master thesis 2011
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