The Encyclopedia of Housing, Second Edition
- Andrew T. Carswell - University of Georgia, USA
This excellent work will continue to be a primary resource for researchers needing in-depth information and the general reader who is interested in core housing topics and issues. VERDICT … An essential purchase.
The Encyclopedia of Housing is highly recommended for academic and technical institutions, and it will be indispensable for those with architecture, construction, urban-planning, and human-ecology programs.
This will clearly serve as a standard reference for many years to come in the field of housing. It is easy to see recurring usefulness for these volumes both for teachers and professionals in the field. Students will be well served by the accessibility and understandable language of these brief entries. Consequently, the book is highly appropriate both for those working within the field and for public libraries containing general reference material.
"The second edition of The Encyclopedia of Housing is a timely update for housing research after the recent economic turmoil and mortgage crisis in the United States....With recent developments and the change in economic conditions over the past fifteen years, the updated content is pertinent and thought provoking....Overall, the contemporary content, multidisciplinary perspectives, and improved usability make The Encyclopedia of Housing a quality reference resource for college and university libraries. Even if your institution owns the first edition, I recommend updating the collection with the second."