The objective of the paper is to explain one phenomenon evident in the transformation of post-socialist states: the restitution of the housing stock. In the paper, the theory of social constructivism, including Kemeny's advanced application of this theory to the field of housing studies, is used to (a) explain the causes for a particular type of property restitution in the Czech Republic and (b) outline its consequences on the role and long-term social meaning of private rental housing.
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Lux, Martin, Martina Mikeszová
Property Restitution and Private Rental Housing in Transition: The Case of the Czech Republic
Lux, Martin, Martina Mikeszová. 2012. „Property Restitution and Private Rental Housing in Transition: The Case of the Czech Republic .“ Housing Studies 27 (1): 77-96. ISSN 0267-3037.