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Professor David Cowan

Professor David Cowan

Professor David Cowan
LLB(Soton)

Professor of Law and Policy

Office 3.45
Wills Memorial Building,
Queens Road, Clifton BS8 1RJ
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 954 5224

Research summary

Housing; Regulation; Government

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Biography

Dave Cowan studied law at Southampton, graduating in 1989. He worked as a Research Assistant at the Law Commission (1990-1991), before becoming a Lecturer at Southampton University (1991-1993); Sussex University (1993-1995); and then Bristol University (1995-) where he has been Professor of Law and Policy since 2003.  He teaches Property Law and optional units, Housing Law and Policy and Rich Law, Poor Law.  He is Director of the MSc (Socio-Legal studies) programme.

Dave's research is mostly socio-legal, and focuses on social theory and the housing system(s). His books include Homelessness: The (In)Appropriate Applicant (Dartmouth, 1997), Housing Law ...

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Selected publications

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Recent publications

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