Research Committees

RC43 Housing and Built Environment

Established in 1990


To create an international community among scholars in the field of housing and the built environment; to promote the development of social science theory and research on housing and the built environment; to contribute to informed decisions regarding intervention in and invention of housing and the built environments supportive of human needs.

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Board 2014-2018

President Janet SMITH, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA,
Vice-President Michael DARCY, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Secretary Flavio de SOUZA, Universidad Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil,
Treasurer Dennis KEATING, Cleveland State University, USA
Board members Kenneth GIBB (Ex-Officio), University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Youqin HUANG, State University of New York, USA
David HULCHANSKI, University of Toronto, Canada
Edith JIMÉNEZ, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico
Tomoko KUBO, Gifu University, Japan
Alan MORRIS, University of Technology, Australia
Paulina NEISCH, Nagoya UNiversity, Japan
Newsletter Editor Sarah COOPER, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA,
Webmaster Dallas ROGERS, University of Western Sydney, Australia

XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology Program Coordinator: Janet L. SMITH,


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