Rights, Restrictions and Responsibilities in Context

  • Erika Altmann
  • Michelle Gabriel


While escalating investor and owner demand for properties within the central precincts of Asia-Pacific cities has created an exuberance around the benefits of apartment living and investment, less well understood are the substantial constraints on individual rights, restrictions and responsibilities (3Rs) associated with collective living. From a range of geographic and disciplinary perspectives, this collection questions the assumptions that support today’s compact city hype. It canvases structural issues, including established and emerging legislative and policy settings. It also illuminates the experience of strata managers, owners, residents and their agency within these processes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erika Altmann
    • 1
  • Michelle Gabriel
    • 2
  1. 1.Tasmanian School of Business and EconomicsUniversity of TasmaniaHobartAustralia
  2. 2.School of SociologyUniversity of TasmaniaHobartAustralia

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