The Politics of Housing Booms and Busts

  • Herman M. Schwartz
  • Leonard Seabrooke

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

About this book


This book demonstrates how housing systems are built from political struggles over the distribution of welfare and wealth. The contributors analyze varieties of residential capitalism through a range of international case studies, as well as investigating the links between housing finance and the current international financial crisis.


hegemony Housing Market neoliberalism political economy Real Estate

Editors and affiliations

  • Herman M. Schwartz
    • 1
  • Leonard Seabrooke
    • 2
  1. 1.University of VirginiaUSA
  2. 2.University of WarwickUK

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