Editors-Meet-Critics: Introduction to Housing, second edition (UGA Press, 2018)

Type: Panel
Sponsor Groups: Urban Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/5/2019
Start / End Time: 1:10 PM / 2:50 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Cleveland 1, Marriott, Mezzanine Level
Organizers: Katrin Anacker
Chairs: Katrin Anacker


This panel will discuss Introduction to Housing, second edition, published in 2018, a foundational text for understanding housing, housing design, homeownership, housing policy, special topics in housing, and housing in a global context. It has been comprehensively revised to reflect the changed housing situation in the United States during and after the Great Recession and its subsequent movements toward recovery. The book focuses on the complexities of housing and housing-related issues, engendering an understanding of housing, its relationship to national economic factors, and housing policies. It comprises individual chapters written by housing experts who have specialization within the discipline or field, offering commentary on the physical, social, psychological, economic, and policy issues that affect the current housing landscape in the United States and abroad, while proposing solutions to its challenges.


Type Details Minutes
Introduction Katrin Anacker George Mason University 5
Panelist Joseph Laquatra Cornell University 10
Panelist Rachel Drew Enterprise Community Partners 10
Panelist Andrew Carswell University of Georgia 10
Panelist Kathryn Howell Virginia Commonwealth University 10

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