Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

(verb) to win over by wiles; entice / (verb) to acquire by ingenuity or flattery; wangle

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I managed to inveigle my way into the London Real Estate Forum

—p.16 Big Capital (1) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

I managed to inveigle my way into the London Real Estate Forum

—p.16 Big Capital (1) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

(noun) an improvement that adds to the value of a property or facility

31

giving permission for land to be built on immediately makes it soar in value (this is known as 'betterment')

—p.31 The Financialization of Housing and Planning (25) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

giving permission for land to be built on immediately makes it soar in value (this is known as 'betterment')

—p.31 The Financialization of Housing and Planning (25) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

officially "Social Insurance and Allied Services"; an influential document from November 1942 detailing the founding of the welfare state in the UK; chaired by Liberal economist William Beveridge

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the Beveridge Report of that year, which underpinned the future of the welfare state by taking aim at the five social evils of want, disease, ignorance, squalor and idleness

—p.32 The Financialization of Housing and Planning (25) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

the Beveridge Report of that year, which underpinned the future of the welfare state by taking aim at the five social evils of want, disease, ignorance, squalor and idleness

—p.32 The Financialization of Housing and Planning (25) default author
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the practice of aggregating parcels of land for future sale or development

40

Ed Miliband identified similar issues and criticized developers for 'land banking', the process whereby housebuilders buy up land and fail to build on it as they wait for it to rise in value.

—p.40 The Financialization of Housing and Planning (25) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

Ed Miliband identified similar issues and criticized developers for 'land banking', the process whereby housebuilders buy up land and fail to build on it as they wait for it to rise in value.

—p.40 The Financialization of Housing and Planning (25) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

(noun) the process of renewal and rebuilding accompanying the influx of middle-class or affluent people into deteriorating areas that often displaces poorer residents

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Because of the role played by central and local government in estate regeneration, for many academics the population shifts which result from it are no longer known as 'gentrification', but 'state-led gentrification'.

—p.70 Demolitions (48) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

Because of the role played by central and local government in estate regeneration, for many academics the population shifts which result from it are no longer known as 'gentrification', but 'state-led gentrification'.

—p.70 Demolitions (48) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

(noun) a branch of metaphysics concerned with the nature and relations of being / (noun) a particular theory about the nature of being or the kinds of things that have existence

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This is what academics call 'ontological security', a sense of order and continuity in relation to experiences.

—p.110 Generation Rent (95) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago

This is what academics call 'ontological security', a sense of order and continuity in relation to experiences.

—p.110 Generation Rent (95) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago