The Resource Renovation Nation : Our Obsession with Home

Renovation Nation : Our Obsession with Home

Label
Renovation Nation : Our Obsession with Home
Title
Renovation Nation
Title remainder
Our Obsession with Home
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Renovation Nation asks why we have become so wrapped up in our homes. It explores the ways we are distorting our lives in the pursuit of prestige and tax-free capital gains as we play the real estate game with mindless passion. Fixated on interest rates and surrounded by headlines about housing affordability, we remain determined to make our homes bigger and better. The great Australian dream of owning a home seems to have become the great Australian nightmare. But what about the national home? Is our anxiety about safety and security, about keeping the 'wrong' people out of Australia, or off
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 363.5
  • 643.7
Index
no index present
LC call number
DU107.A44 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Renovation Nation : Our Obsession with Home
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Introduction; It's the culture, stupid!; Building on The Block; The wealth effect; Keeping the Dream alive; Fear and the family home; Heritage with a difference; Fortress Australia; We grew here, you flew here; The limits of home?; Conclusion; Sources; Index
Control code
ocn689995555
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (238 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781742230368
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35976494
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)689995555
  • pebcs1742230369

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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