SpringerBriefs in Geography

Houses in Transformation

Search for the Implicit Reasons

Authors: Khan, Tareef Hayat

  • Provides a new perspective to look at the houses we live in
  • Enlightens the impact of implicit socio-cultural values on housing decisions
  • Includes distinct themes on the reasons behind housing transformation
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This book analyzes the reasons of spontaneous transformation in self-built houses in the context of developing countries. Recognizing Housing Transformation as a natural phenomenon, the book focuses on self-built houses in the city of Dhaka. Firstly, it explains the explicit reasons behind spontaneous housing transformations. Then the book carefully unveils the implicit values that are hidden behind those explicit reasons. The entire book is an ethnographic journey, which expresses unique stories behind houses in transformation.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-02672-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $54.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-02671-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Houses in Transformation
Book Subtitle
Search for the Implicit Reasons
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Geography
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-02672-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-02672-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-02671-8
Series ISSN
2211-4165
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 58
Number of Illustrations and Tables
22 b/w illustrations, 13 illustrations in colour
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