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Poverty and depressed estates: a critique of Utopia on trial. (1987)
Journal Article
SPICKER, P. 1987. Poverty and depressed estates: a critique of Utopia on trial. Housing studies [online], 2(4), pages 283-292. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02673038708720608

Alice Coleman's Utopia on Trial explains the incidence of social problems in council housing in terms of the design of the estates. This paper offers an alternative explanation. Many issues which appear to be problems of planning, design, maintenance... Read More

Partial discharge measurements in high voltage motors. (1987)
Thesis
BUCHAN, J.G. 1987. Partial discharge measurements in high voltage motors. Council for National Academic Awards, PhD thesis.

The work presented in this thesis is concerned with the development of an on-line technique for detecting and locating partial discharges in the stator winding of a high voltage electrical machine. This technique forms part of an on-line health monit... Read More

Concepts of need in housing allocation. (1987)
Journal Article
SPICKER, P. 1987. Concepts of need in housing allocation. Policy and politics [online], 15(1), pages 17-27. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/030557387782514636

Policies for the allocation of council housing are subject to considerable local variation. Despite the differences, the schemes which housing departments have developed seem often to reflect a common understanding of the concept of 'need'. Their emp... Read More