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Title Ideal homes? : social change and domestic life / edited by Tony Chapman and Jenny Hockey.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.

Subject Home -- Great Britain.
Dwellings -- Great Britain.
Housing -- Great Britain.
Families -- Great Britain.
Alt Name Chapman, Tony, 1953-
Hockey, Jennifer Lorna.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 233 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 210-227) and index.
Contents The ideal home as it is imagined and as it is lived / Tony Chapman and Jenny Hockey -- pt. 1. Changing images of the ideal home: Privacy, security and respectability : the ideal Victorian home / Mike Hepworth ; The modern house in England : an architecture of exclusion / Tim Brindley ; Stage sets for ideal lives : images of home in contemporary show homes / Tony Chapman -- pt. 2. Betwixt and between : homes in transition: 'The more we are together' : domestic space, gender and privacy / Ruth Madigan and Moira Munro ; Travelling makes a home : mobility and identity among West Indians / Karen Fog Olwig ; A home from home : students' transitional experience of home / Liz Kenyon ; Fitting a quart into a pint pot : making space for older people in sheltered housing / Eileen Fairhurst ; The ideal of home : domesticating the institutional space of old age and death / Jenny Hockey -- pt. 3. Anxieties and risks : homes in danger: A haven in a heartless world? : women and domestic violence / Laura Goldsack ; Spoiled home identities : the experience of burglary / Tony Chapman ; Houses of doom / Jenny Hockey -- pt. 4. Changing perceptions of home: 'You've got him well trained? : the negotiation of roles in the domestic sphere / Tony Chapman ; The meaning of gardens in an age of risk / Mark Bhatti ; Daring to be different? : choosing an alternative to the ideal home / Tony Chapman, Jenny Hockey and Martin Wood.
Summary Ideal Homes? provides a fascinating analysis which reveals how both popular images and experiences of home life can produce vital clues as to how society's members produce and respond to social change.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203029135 (electronic bk.)
9780203029138 (electronic bk.)
0415171210 (Cloth)
9780415171212 (Cloth)
0415171229 (Paper)
9780415171229 (Paper)
OCLC # 51717887
Additional Format Print version: Ideal homes?. London ; New York : Routledge, 1999 0415171210 (DLC) 98054119 (OCoLC)40444139

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