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Generation Rent

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Minton, A. (2017). Generation Rent. In Minton, A. Big Capital: Who Is London For?. Penguin, pp. 95-110

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One of the consequences of the exodus from London is that the same pattern of property specuation and displacement is spreading to other cities such as Bristol, Hastings and Margate. And while population shifts to other towns might seem to some like a good way of rebelancing the economy, the problem is that the majority of jobs remain in London; nearly every FTSE 100 company is headquartered in the capital. With a weak private sector in the regions and existing public sector jobs shrinking rapidly as a result of cuts to public services, it is not possible to contemplate real solutions to the housing crisis without profound structural economic change. [...]

—p.107 by Anna Minton 5 years, 2 months ago

One of the consequences of the exodus from London is that the same pattern of property specuation and displacement is spreading to other cities such as Bristol, Hastings and Margate. And while population shifts to other towns might seem to some like a good way of rebelancing the economy, the problem is that the majority of jobs remain in London; nearly every FTSE 100 company is headquartered in the capital. With a weak private sector in the regions and existing public sector jobs shrinking rapidly as a result of cuts to public services, it is not possible to contemplate real solutions to the housing crisis without profound structural economic change. [...]

—p.107 by Anna Minton 5 years, 2 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 by Anna Minton
notable
5 years, 2 months ago

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

—p.110 by Anna Minton
notable
5 years, 2 months ago