Manchester was described as the shock city of the 19th century industrial world. Famous for its manufacturing industries but also notorious for its poor housing conditions it attracted the attention of social and political commentators of the period.
Centre for Research into Accounting and Finance in Context (CRAFiC)
Dr S Smyth
Applications accepted all year round
This project seeks to develop an innovative understanding of the current housing crisis by using value concepts from political economy, a dialogical theory of communication and social accounting practices.
In many countries and firms, the promotion of green building has started with demonstration projects. The aim of these projects is to provide a niche where firms and businesses can develop new ways of working, free from regular commercial constraints.
Mobile homes are growing in popularity for those who cannot afford conventional housing (Yarnal and Aman, 2009). There are now approximately 250,000 people living in park homes in the UK while in the US over 22m people live in one.