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Geographers and the fragmented city

Ceri Peach

in A Century of British Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262863
eISBN:
9780191734076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262863.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

By the end of the twentieth century, the focus of geography had narrowed, its content had become less disciplined by spatial concerns, and its subject matter had become fragmented. Geographers were ... More


European Cities: A More Diverse but Robust Social Structure Within Eroding National Societies

Patrick Le Galès

in European Cities: Social Conflicts and Governance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243570
eISBN:
9780191697265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243570.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Over many centuries, societies in Europe have come to be structured as national societies, within which the cities were mostly organized in relation to the national social structure. Classes and ... More


European Cities: Social Conflicts and Governance

Patrick Le Galès

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243570
eISBN:
9780191697265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243570.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

European cities are on the rise, and are taking advantage of the opportunities of the European integration and globalization processes. But they also face economic changes, social inequalities, ... More


Do Socio-Economic Separations Add to Ethnic Segregation?

Richard Harris and Ron Johnston

in Ethnic Segregation Between Schools: Is It Increasing or Decreasing in England?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204780
eISBN:
9781529204889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204780.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Most of the focus of this book has been on ethnic segregation, reflecting the discourse found in the media and prominent in government policy documents. However, there is a strong intersectionality ... More


Neighborhoods and Segregation

Emily Talen

in Neighborhood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190907495
eISBN:
9780190907525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907495.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

This chapter reviews the final, and most significant, debate about the neighborhood: its association with social segregation. Many have argued that the delineation of neighborhood is by definition a ... More


Wilful negligence: migration policy, migrants’ work and the absence of social protection in the UK

Mick Wilkinson and Gary Craig

in Migration and welfare in the new Europe: Social protection and the challenges of integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426444
eISBN:
9781447302797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426444.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter talks about the important issues that are concerned with the social segregation and social exclusion of migrant workers in the UK. It presents an argument which states that the social ... More


Building an Empire, Uplifting a Race: Race, Uplift, and Transnational Alliances

Sarah-Jane Mathieu

in North of the Color Line: Migration and Black Resistance in Canada, 1870-1955

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834299
eISBN:
9781469603858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899397_mathieu.9
Subject:
History, African-American History

After the Great War, African Canadian railroaders began to focus on rebuilding their communities. This chapter examines how black Canadian labor, social, and political organizations emerged during ... More


Visible and Invisible Walls: Social Differentiation and Conflict in Interwar Suburbia

Peter Scott

in The Making of the Modern British Home: The Suburban Semi and Family Life between the Wars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677207
eISBN:
9780191756382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677207.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter explores the timing and nature of the initial transition from a ‘traditional’ to a ‘new’ working class in twentieth-century Britain, arguing that these changes were initiated in the ... More


Alarums and Excursions

Seán Damer

in Scheming: A Social History of Glasgow Council Housing, 1919-1956

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474440561
eISBN:
9781474453936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440561.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter offers an overall theoretical explanation of why Glasgow’s council housing was so inadequate in spite of Herculean construction efforts. This was because offensive and Calvinistic ... More


The Pauline and the Pasty

David Turner

in The Old Boys: The Decline and Rise of the Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300189926
eISBN:
9780300213133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189926.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers the issue of whether public schools are a curse or a blessing for society. It argues that public schools in their present form do more good than harm. On the debit side, they ... More


Artfulness, Solidarity, and Intimacy

Alice P. Julier

in Eating Together: Food, Friendship, and Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037634
eISBN:
9780252094880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037634.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter reviews some of the themes emergent from the analysis in this volume, including insights about non-kin relationships, the role of gender and gendered labor in creating events and ... More


The Emerging Urban Landscape in the Southern Persian Gulf

Ashraf M. Salama

in Gateways to the World: Port Cities in the Persian Gulf

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190499372
eISBN:
9780190638504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499372.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines the state of contemporary urban environments in the Gulf, and aims to explore the phenomenon of global flows and their impact on regional urbanism and architecture. It ... More


Hungary: A Country Caught in Its Own Trap

Zoltán Fábián, András Gábos, Marianna Kopasz, Márton Medgyesi, Péter Szivós, and István György Tóth

in Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries' Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687428
eISBN:
9780191767142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687428.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In Hungary income inequality started to increase in the eighties. After a marked increase during the first years of transition, reaching a plateau, in 2004–2008 inequality decreased. Redistribution ... More


Learning Abroad, Evading at Home

Robert R. Bianchi

in China and the Islamic World: How the New Silk Road is Transforming Global Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190915285
eISBN:
9780190915315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915285.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As the New Silk Road exposes China to disruptive influences from many directions, China’s leaders will have to confront the unfinished business of integrating their own society. Divisions inside ... More


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