Guided by critical approaches to the
financialization of housing and theories of social capital in vulnerable
areas, the seminar called for an ambitious reframing of housing as a
sociomaterial infrastructure of care. It thus explored how care
circulates in a gendered, embodied way through social housing and offers
a new agenda for reform based on this view.
Extended ethnography conducted in Dublin’s inner-city Oliver Bond flats illustrated the active role women play in developing self-help schemes and survival strategies. Through these actions, women fought the uncertainty of living under the threat of gentrification.
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