Housing Histories and Fragmented Middle-class Careers: The Case of Marginal Professionals in London Council Housing

@inproceedings{Watt2005HousingHA,
  title={Housing Histories and Fragmented Middle-class Careers: The Case of Marginal Professionals in London Council Housing},
  author={Paul B. Watt},
  year={2005}
}
  • Paul B. Watt
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • This paper contributes towards understanding the dynamics of employment and housing among the middle classes with reference to a study of ‘marginal professionals’ living in London council housing. Using employment and housing history data drawn from interviews with professionals who rented flats from Camden Council in inner London, it is argued that they constitute an economically marginal part of the new middle class, that section of the middle classes typically associated with inner-city… CONTINUE READING

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