Journal of Romance Studies

The construction of home in the informal city

Journal of Romance Studies (2002), 2, (3), 17–31.

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Bourdieu, Pierre (1989) Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste (London: Routledge). Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste Google Scholar

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Colloredo-Mansfeld, R. (1994) ‘Architectural conspicuous consumption and economic change in the Andes’, American Anthropologist 96.4, 845–65. Architectural conspicuous consumption and economic change in the Andes American Anthropologist 96.4 845 65 Google Scholar

Darke, Jane (1994) ‘Women and the meaning of home’, in Housing Women, ed. R. Gilroy and R. Woods (London: Routledge), 11–30. Women and the meaning of home Housing Women 11 30 Google Scholar

Despres, Carole (1991) ‘The meaning of home: literature review and directions for future research and theoretical development’, Journal of Architectural and Planning Research 8.2, 96–115. The meaning of home: literature review and directions for future research and theoretical development Journal of Architectural and Planning Research 8.2 96 115 Google Scholar

Dovey, Kimberley (1985) ‘Home and homelessness’, in Home Environments, ed. I. Altman and C. M. Werner (New York and London: Plenum Press), 33–64. Home and homelessness Home Environments 33 64 Google Scholar

Duncan, James S. (1985) ‘The house as symbol of social structure: notes on the language of objects among collectivistic groups’, in Home Environments, ed. I. Altman and C. M. Werner (New York and London: Plenum Press), 133–51. The house as symbol of social structure: notes on the language of objects among collectivistic groups Home Environments 133 51 Google Scholar

Eagleton, Terry (2000) The Idea of Culture (London: Blackwell). The Idea of Culture Google Scholar

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Gough, Katherine and Peter Kellett (2001) ‘Housing consolidation and home-based income generation: evidence from self-help settlements in two Colombian cities’, Cities: International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 18.4, 235–47. Housing consolidation and home-based income generation: evidence from self-help settlements in two Colombian cities Cities: International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 18.4 235 47 Google Scholar

Gudeman, Stephen and Alberto Rivera (1990) Conversations in Colombia: The Domestic Economy in Life and Text (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). Conversations in Colombia: The Domestic Economy in Life and Text Google Scholar

Gullestad, Marianne (1993) ‘Home decoration as popular culture: constructing homes, genders and classes in Norway’, in Gendered Anthropology, ed. T. del Valle, (London: Routledge), 128–61. Home decoration as popular culture: constructing homes, genders and classes in Norway Gendered Anthropology 128 61 Google Scholar

Hernández, Felipe (2002) ‘On the notion of architectural hybridisation in Latin America’, The Journal of Architecture 7 (Spring), 77–86. On the notion of architectural hybridisation in Latin America The Journal of Architecture 7 77 86 Google Scholar

Holston, James (1991) ‘Autoconstruction in working-class Brazil’, Cultural Anthropology 6.4, 447–65. Autoconstruction in working-class Brazil Cultural Anthropology 6.4 447 65 Google Scholar

Huttman, Elizabeth (1993) ‘The homeless and “doubled-up” households’, in The Meaning and Use of Housing: International Perspectives, Approaches and Applications, ed. E. G. Arias (Aldershot: Avebury), 457–78. The homeless and “doubled-up” households The Meaning and Use of Housing: International Perspectives, Approaches and Applications 457 78 Google Scholar

Kellett, Peter (1992) ‘Residential mobility and consolidation processes in spontaneous settlements: the case of Santa Marta, Colombia’, Third World Planning Review 14.4, 355–69. Residential mobility and consolidation processes in spontaneous settlements: the case of Santa Marta, Colombia Third World Planning Review 14.4 355 69 Google Scholar

Kellett, Peter (1997) ‘City profile: Santa Marta, Colombia’, Cities: International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 14.6, 393–402. City profile: Santa Marta, Colombia Cities: International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 14.6 393 402 Google Scholar

Kellett, Peter (1999) ‘Cultural values and housing behaviour in spontaneous settlements’, Journal of Architectural and Planning Research 16.3, 205–24. Cultural values and housing behaviour in spontaneous settlements Journal of Architectural and Planning Research 16.3 205 24 Google Scholar

Kellett, Peter (2000) ‘Voices from the barrio: oral testimony and informal housing processes in Latin America’, Third World Planning Review 22.2, 189–205. Voices from the barrio: oral testimony and informal housing processes in Latin America Third World Planning Review 22.2 189 205 Google Scholar

Kellett, Peter and M. Napier (1995) ‘Squatter architecture: a critical examination of vernacular theory and spontaneous settlement with reference to South America and South Africa’, Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review 6.2, 7–24. Squatter architecture: a critical examination of vernacular theory and spontaneous settlement with reference to South America and South Africa Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review 6.2 7 24 Google Scholar

Kellett, Peter and A. Graham Tipple (2000) ‘The home as workplace: a study of income-generating activities within the domestic setting’, Environment and Urbanization 12.1, 203–13. The home as workplace: a study of income-generating activities within the domestic setting Environment and Urbanization 12.1 203 13 Google Scholar

Klaufus, Christien (2000) ‘Dwelling as representation: values of architecture in an Ecuadorian squatter settlement’, Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 15.4, 341–65. Dwelling as representation: values of architecture in an Ecuadorian squatter settlement Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 15.4 341 65 Google Scholar

Kostoff, Spiro (1991) The City Shaped: Urban Patterns and Meanings through History (London: Thames and Hudson). The City Shaped: Urban Patterns and Meanings through History Google Scholar

Lara, Fernando (2001) ‘Brazilian middle-class appropriations of modernist vocabulary’ (paper presented at the conference of Transcultural Architecture, London, November 2001). Brazilian middle-class appropriations of modernist vocabulary Google Scholar

Leach, Neil (2002) ‘The dark side of the domus’, in What is Architecture?, ed. A. Ballantyne, (London: Routledge), 88–101. The dark side of the domus What is Architecture? 88 101 Google Scholar

Miller, Daniel (1994) Modernity: An Ethnographic Approach: Dualism and Mass Consumption in Trinidad (Oxford: Berg). Modernity: An Ethnographic Approach: Dualism and Mass Consumption in Trinidad Google Scholar

Mosquera, Gilberta (1983) Morfología, desarrollo y autoconstrucción en Cali: diagnóstico preliminar (Medellín: Programa de Estudios de Vivienda en America Latina [PEVAL]). Morfología, desarrollo y autoconstrucción en Cali: diagnóstico preliminar Google Scholar

Oliver, Paul, Ian Davis and Ian Bentley (1981) Dunroamin: The Suburban Semi and Its Enemies (London: Barrie and Jenkins). Dunroamin: The Suburban Semi and Its Enemies Google Scholar

Ontiveros, Teresa (1989) La casa de barrio: aproximación socioantropológica a la memoria espacial urbana (Caracas: Sección de Estudios Urbanos, Universidad Central de Venezuela). La casa de barrio: aproximación socioantropológica a la memoria espacial urbana Google Scholar

Peattie, Lisa (1992) ‘Aesthetic politics: shantytown architecture or new vernacular?’, Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review 3.2, 23–32. Aesthetic politics: shantytown architecture or new vernacular? Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review 3.2 23 32 Google Scholar

Pugh, Cedric (2000) ‘Squatter settlements: their sustainability, architectural contributions and socio-economic roles’, Cities: International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 17.5, 325–37. Squatter settlements: their sustainability, architectural contributions and socio-economic roles Cities: International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 17.5 325 37 Google Scholar

Rapoport, Amos (1969) House Form and Culture (Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall). House Form and Culture Google Scholar

Rapoport, Amos (1982) The Meaning of the Built Environment: A Non-Verbal Communication Approach (London: Sage). The Meaning of the Built Environment: A Non-Verbal Communication Approach Google Scholar

Rapoport, Amos (1985) ‘Thinking about home environments: a conceptual framework’, in Home Environments, ed. I. Altman and C. M. Werner (New York and London: Plenum Press), 255–86. Thinking about home environments: a conceptual framework Home Environments 255 86 Google Scholar

Rapoport, Amos (1988) ‘Spontaneous settlements as vernacular design’, in Spontaneous Shelter: International Perspectives and Prospects, ed. C. V. Patton (Philadelphia: Temple University Press), 51–77. Spontaneous settlements as vernacular design Spontaneous Shelter: International Perspectives and Prospects 51 77 Google Scholar

Rapoport, Amos (1995) ‘A critical look at the concept “home”’, in The Home: Words, Interpretations, Meanings and Environments, ed. D. Benjamin (Aldershot: Avebury), 25–52. A critical look at the concept “home” The Home: Words, Interpretations, Meanings and Environments 25 52 Google Scholar

Richardson, M. (1974) ‘The Spanish American (Colombian) settlement pattern as a societal expression and as a behavioural cause’, in Man and Cultural Heritage, ed. H. J Walker and W. G. Haag (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University). The Spanish American (Colombian) settlement pattern as a societal expression and as a behavioural cause Man and Cultural Heritage Google Scholar

Shumaker, S. and G. J. Conti (1985) ‘Understanding mobility in America: conflicts between stability and change’, in Home Environments, ed. I. Altman and C. M. Werner (New York and London: Plenum Press), 237–53. Understanding mobility in America: conflicts between stability and change Home Environments 237 53 Google Scholar

Stea, David and Mete Turan (1990) ‘A statement on placemaking’, in Vernacular Architecture: Paradigms of Environmental Response, ed. Mete Turan (Aldershot: Avebury), 102–21. A statement on placemaking Vernacular Architecture: Paradigms of Environmental Response 102 21 Google Scholar

Turner, John F. C. (1968) ‘The squatter settlement: an architecture that works’, Architectural Design 38.8, 355–60. The squatter settlement: an architecture that works Architectural Design 38.8 355 60 Google Scholar

Turner, John F. C. (1974) ‘The fits and misfits of people’s housing’, RIBA Journal 81.2, 14–21. The fits and misfits of people RIBA Journal 81.2 14 21 Google Scholar

Viviescas, Fernando (1985) ‘Myth of self-build as popular architecture: the case of low-income housing in Colombian cities’, Open House International 4, 44–8. Myth of self-build as popular architecture: the case of low-income housing in Colombian cities Open House International 4 44 8 Google Scholar

Viviescas, Fernando (1989) Urbanización y ciudad en Colombia: una cultura por construir en Colombia (Bogotá: Foro Nacional por Colombia). Urbanización y ciudad en Colombia: una cultura por construir en Colombia Google Scholar

Wiesenfeld, Ester (2001) La autoconstrucción: un estudio psicosocial del significado de la vivienda (Caracas: Universidad Central de Venezuela). La autoconstrucción: un estudio psicosocial del significado de la vivienda Google Scholar

Bourdieu, Pierre (1989) Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste (London: Routledge). Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste Google Scholar

 Google Scholar

Colloredo-Mansfeld, R. (1994) ‘Architectural conspicuous consumption and economic change in the Andes’, American Anthropologist 96.4, 845–65. Architectural conspicuous consumption and economic change in the Andes American Anthropologist 96.4 845 65 Google Scholar

Darke, Jane (1994) ‘Women and the meaning of home’, in Housing Women, ed. R. Gilroy and R. Woods (London: Routledge), 11–30. Women and the meaning of home Housing Women 11 30 Google Scholar

Despres, Carole (1991) ‘The meaning of home: literature review and directions for future research and theoretical development’, Journal of Architectural and Planning Research 8.2, 96–115. The meaning of home: literature review and directions for future research and theoretical development Journal of Architectural and Planning Research 8.2 96 115 Google Scholar

Dovey, Kimberley (1985) ‘Home and homelessness’, in Home Environments, ed. I. Altman and C. M. Werner (New York and London: Plenum Press), 33–64. Home and homelessness Home Environments 33 64 Google Scholar

Duncan, James S. (1985) ‘The house as symbol of social structure: notes on the language of objects among collectivistic groups’, in Home Environments, ed. I. Altman and C. M. Werner (New York and London: Plenum Press), 133–51. The house as symbol of social structure: notes on the language of objects among collectivistic groups Home Environments 133 51 Google Scholar

Eagleton, Terry (2000) The Idea of Culture (London: Blackwell). The Idea of Culture Google Scholar

 Google Scholar

 Google Scholar

Gough, Katherine and Peter Kellett (2001) ‘Housing consolidation and home-based income generation: evidence from self-help settlements in two Colombian cities’, Cities: International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 18.4, 235–47. Housing consolidation and home-based income generation: evidence from self-help settlements in two Colombian cities Cities: International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 18.4 235 47 Google Scholar

Gudeman, Stephen and Alberto Rivera (1990) Conversations in Colombia: The Domestic Economy in Life and Text (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). Conversations in Colombia: The Domestic Economy in Life and Text Google Scholar

Gullestad, Marianne (1993) ‘Home decoration as popular culture: constructing homes, genders and classes in Norway’, in Gendered Anthropology, ed. T. del Valle, (London: Routledge), 128–61. Home decoration as popular culture: constructing homes, genders and classes in Norway Gendered Anthropology 128 61 Google Scholar

Hernández, Felipe (2002) ‘On the notion of architectural hybridisation in Latin America’, The Journal of Architecture 7 (Spring), 77–86. On the notion of architectural hybridisation in Latin America The Journal of Architecture 7 77 86 Google Scholar

Holston, James (1991) ‘Autoconstruction in working-class Brazil’, Cultural Anthropology 6.4, 447–65. Autoconstruction in working-class Brazil Cultural Anthropology 6.4 447 65 Google Scholar

Huttman, Elizabeth (1993) ‘The homeless and “doubled-up” households’, in The Meaning and Use of Housing: International Perspectives, Approaches and Applications, ed. E. G. Arias (Aldershot: Avebury), 457–78. The homeless and “doubled-up” households The Meaning and Use of Housing: International Perspectives, Approaches and Applications 457 78 Google Scholar

Kellett, Peter (1992) ‘Residential mobility and consolidation processes in spontaneous settlements: the case of Santa Marta, Colombia’, Third World Planning Review 14.4, 355–69. Residential mobility and consolidation processes in spontaneous settlements: the case of Santa Marta, Colombia Third World Planning Review 14.4 355 69 Google Scholar

Kellett, Peter (1997) ‘City profile: Santa Marta, Colombia’, Cities: International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 14.6, 393–402. City profile: Santa Marta, Colombia Cities: International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 14.6 393 402 Google Scholar

Kellett, Peter (1999) ‘Cultural values and housing behaviour in spontaneous settlements’, Journal of Architectural and Planning Research 16.3, 205–24. Cultural values and housing behaviour in spontaneous settlements Journal of Architectural and Planning Research 16.3 205 24 Google Scholar

Kellett, Peter (2000) ‘Voices from the barrio: oral testimony and informal housing processes in Latin America’, Third World Planning Review 22.2, 189–205. Voices from the barrio: oral testimony and informal housing processes in Latin America Third World Planning Review 22.2 189 205 Google Scholar

Kellett, Peter and M. Napier (1995) ‘Squatter architecture: a critical examination of vernacular theory and spontaneous settlement with reference to South America and South Africa’, Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review 6.2, 7–24. Squatter architecture: a critical examination of vernacular theory and spontaneous settlement with reference to South America and South Africa Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review 6.2 7 24 Google Scholar

Kellett, Peter and A. Graham Tipple (2000) ‘The home as workplace: a study of income-generating activities within the domestic setting’, Environment and Urbanization 12.1, 203–13. The home as workplace: a study of income-generating activities within the domestic setting Environment and Urbanization 12.1 203 13 Google Scholar

Klaufus, Christien (2000) ‘Dwelling as representation: values of architecture in an Ecuadorian squatter settlement’, Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 15.4, 341–65. Dwelling as representation: values of architecture in an Ecuadorian squatter settlement Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 15.4 341 65 Google Scholar

Kostoff, Spiro (1991) The City Shaped: Urban Patterns and Meanings through History (London: Thames and Hudson). The City Shaped: Urban Patterns and Meanings through History Google Scholar

Lara, Fernando (2001) ‘Brazilian middle-class appropriations of modernist vocabulary’ (paper presented at the conference of Transcultural Architecture, London, November 2001). Brazilian middle-class appropriations of modernist vocabulary Google Scholar

Leach, Neil (2002) ‘The dark side of the domus’, in What is Architecture?, ed. A. Ballantyne, (London: Routledge), 88–101. The dark side of the domus What is Architecture? 88 101 Google Scholar

Miller, Daniel (1994) Modernity: An Ethnographic Approach: Dualism and Mass Consumption in Trinidad (Oxford: Berg). Modernity: An Ethnographic Approach: Dualism and Mass Consumption in Trinidad Google Scholar

Mosquera, Gilberta (1983) Morfología, desarrollo y autoconstrucción en Cali: diagnóstico preliminar (Medellín: Programa de Estudios de Vivienda en America Latina [PEVAL]). Morfología, desarrollo y autoconstrucción en Cali: diagnóstico preliminar Google Scholar

Oliver, Paul, Ian Davis and Ian Bentley (1981) Dunroamin: The Suburban Semi and Its Enemies (London: Barrie and Jenkins). Dunroamin: The Suburban Semi and Its Enemies Google Scholar

Ontiveros, Teresa (1989) La casa de barrio: aproximación socioantropológica a la memoria espacial urbana (Caracas: Sección de Estudios Urbanos, Universidad Central de Venezuela). La casa de barrio: aproximación socioantropológica a la memoria espacial urbana Google Scholar

Peattie, Lisa (1992) ‘Aesthetic politics: shantytown architecture or new vernacular?’, Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review 3.2, 23–32. Aesthetic politics: shantytown architecture or new vernacular? Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review 3.2 23 32 Google Scholar

Pugh, Cedric (2000) ‘Squatter settlements: their sustainability, architectural contributions and socio-economic roles’, Cities: International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 17.5, 325–37. Squatter settlements: their sustainability, architectural contributions and socio-economic roles Cities: International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 17.5 325 37 Google Scholar

Rapoport, Amos (1969) House Form and Culture (Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall). House Form and Culture Google Scholar

Rapoport, Amos (1982) The Meaning of the Built Environment: A Non-Verbal Communication Approach (London: Sage). The Meaning of the Built Environment: A Non-Verbal Communication Approach Google Scholar

Rapoport, Amos (1985) ‘Thinking about home environments: a conceptual framework’, in Home Environments, ed. I. Altman and C. M. Werner (New York and London: Plenum Press), 255–86. Thinking about home environments: a conceptual framework Home Environments 255 86 Google Scholar

Rapoport, Amos (1988) ‘Spontaneous settlements as vernacular design’, in Spontaneous Shelter: International Perspectives and Prospects, ed. C. V. Patton (Philadelphia: Temple University Press), 51–77. Spontaneous settlements as vernacular design Spontaneous Shelter: International Perspectives and Prospects 51 77 Google Scholar

Rapoport, Amos (1995) ‘A critical look at the concept “home”’, in The Home: Words, Interpretations, Meanings and Environments, ed. D. Benjamin (Aldershot: Avebury), 25–52. A critical look at the concept “home” The Home: Words, Interpretations, Meanings and Environments 25 52 Google Scholar

Richardson, M. (1974) ‘The Spanish American (Colombian) settlement pattern as a societal expression and as a behavioural cause’, in Man and Cultural Heritage, ed. H. J Walker and W. G. Haag (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University). The Spanish American (Colombian) settlement pattern as a societal expression and as a behavioural cause Man and Cultural Heritage Google Scholar

Shumaker, S. and G. J. Conti (1985) ‘Understanding mobility in America: conflicts between stability and change’, in Home Environments, ed. I. Altman and C. M. Werner (New York and London: Plenum Press), 237–53. Understanding mobility in America: conflicts between stability and change Home Environments 237 53 Google Scholar

Stea, David and Mete Turan (1990) ‘A statement on placemaking’, in Vernacular Architecture: Paradigms of Environmental Response, ed. Mete Turan (Aldershot: Avebury), 102–21. A statement on placemaking Vernacular Architecture: Paradigms of Environmental Response 102 21 Google Scholar

Turner, John F. C. (1968) ‘The squatter settlement: an architecture that works’, Architectural Design 38.8, 355–60. The squatter settlement: an architecture that works Architectural Design 38.8 355 60 Google Scholar

Turner, John F. C. (1974) ‘The fits and misfits of people’s housing’, RIBA Journal 81.2, 14–21. The fits and misfits of people RIBA Journal 81.2 14 21 Google Scholar

Viviescas, Fernando (1985) ‘Myth of self-build as popular architecture: the case of low-income housing in Colombian cities’, Open House International 4, 44–8. Myth of self-build as popular architecture: the case of low-income housing in Colombian cities Open House International 4 44 8 Google Scholar

Viviescas, Fernando (1989) Urbanización y ciudad en Colombia: una cultura por construir en Colombia (Bogotá: Foro Nacional por Colombia). Urbanización y ciudad en Colombia: una cultura por construir en Colombia Google Scholar

Wiesenfeld, Ester (2001) La autoconstrucción: un estudio psicosocial del significado de la vivienda (Caracas: Universidad Central de Venezuela). La autoconstrucción: un estudio psicosocial del significado de la vivienda Google Scholar

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