TITLE

Permanent residents in caravan parks, managers and the persistence of the social

AUTHOR(S)
Newton, Janice
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Health Sociology Review;Jun2006, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p221
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Until recently, permanent residents in caravan parks were often absent from discussions about homelessness and housing in the Australian context. When permanent residency was recognised and legislated for in the 1980s, efforts were made to ensure scope for standard community infrastructure such as roads, sewerage and community gathering places. Although the number of long term caravan parks in Australia has recently decreased, on the edge of Melbourne some parks are expanding to cater for a growing clientele reflecting a new and partly de-institutionalised society. This society is characterised by mobile, temporary and casualised work and changing, volatile family relationships; each trend creating a need for different forms of housing. In this paper, preliminary interviews with ten caravan park managers from the outskirts of Melbourne reveal their role in the complex relationship between space, community formation and social solidarity: a relationship which directly impacts on the health and well-being of caravan park residents.
ACCESSION #
22298320

 

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