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Spatial Inequality and Development

Ravi Kanbur and Anthony J. Venables (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199278633
eISBN:
9780191602191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278636.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Drawing on data from 25 countries from all regions of the world, this book addresses questions that have become very important in recent years, as the spatial dimensions of inequality have begun to ... More


Economic Growth and Inequality

John Knight

in China's Remarkable Economic Growth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698691
eISBN:
9780191739118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698691.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Financial Economics

Income inequality rose rapidly over the period of economic reform. This chapter examines the extent to which this rise was due to economic growth and the policies that generated growth. Section 10.2 ... More


Geographers and the regional problem

Ray Hudson

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/9780197262863.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

There is a long history of geographers in Britain analysing and engaging with ‘the regional problem’. Despite periodic attempts to deny its significance, the regional problem has proved remarkably ... More


Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Giovanni Andrea Cornia (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Based on an extensive review of relevant literature and an econometric analysis of inequality indexes, this book provides the first systematic analysis of the changes in within‐country income ... More


Health inequalities post 2010

Jonathan Wistow, Tim Blackman, David Byrne, and Gerald Wistow

in Studying health inequalities: An applied approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447305286
eISBN:
9781447312031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305286.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The chapter begins by summarising evidence about New Labour’s record on heath inequalities and considers the implications of this given the shift from relatively high levels of public expenditure on ... More


Spatial Inequality and its Implications for Growth–Poverty-Reduction Relations

Andy McKay and Emilie Perge

in Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa: Current and Emerging Issues

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198728450
eISBN:
9780191795343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728450.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the interrelation between spatial inequality and growth. A key insight of the new economic geography literature is that agglomeration, urbanization, and migration are often ... More


Commentary: Mrs Thatcher’s Iniquitous Geographies: Why Spatial Dynamics Matter

Chris Philo

in The Legacy of Thatcherism: Assessing and Exploring Thatcherite Social and Economic Policies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265703
eISBN:
9780191771880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265703.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter reflects upon Danny Dorling’s ‘forensic’ analysis of the spatial dynamics underlying Mrs Thatcher’s impact upon UK society. His innovative cartography, coupled to a remarkable facility ... More


A mortality league table for Cabinet Ministers?

Danny Dorling

in Tackling inequalities: Where are we now and what can be done?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341464
eISBN:
9781447303633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341464.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter raises the question of whether there should be a league table for ministers. In answering this issue, it examines the extent to which there is a close distribution between voting ... More


Spatial Inequality in the Safety Net

Scott W. Allard

in Out of Reach: Place, Poverty, and the New American Welfare State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120356
eISBN:
9780300152838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120356.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter explores the spatial inequality that occurs in the safety net assistance programs of the American welfare state. It argues that the safety net does not provide equitable access to social ... More


Residential Segregation and Health

Michael R. Kramer

in Neighborhoods and Health

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190843496
eISBN:
9780190843533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843496.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Demographers and sociologists have long been interested in social inequality, including as it relates to space. Residential segregation is a specific type of social sorting that results in the ... More


Madrid: History, social processes and the growth in inequality

Daniel Briggs and Rubén Monge Gamero

in Dead-End Lives: Drugs and Violence in the City Shadows

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447341680
eISBN:
9781447341734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341680.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The evolution of Valdemingómez should not just simply be seen as some organic process whereby working class and immigrant people have somehow ended up congregating there in search of economic ... More


Limits to Globalization: The Disruptive Geographies of Capitalist Development

Eric Sheppard

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199681167
eISBN:
9780191761249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681167.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book provides a geographical understanding of globalizing capitalism, the economic system that has come to dominate the world over the past four centuries. What I call globalizing capitalism ... More


Social mix and urban policy

Patrick Le Galès

in Mixed Communities: Gentrification By Stealth?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847424938
eISBN:
9781447305538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424938.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at what a social mix really means and the roles of ‘scale’, ‘context’ and ‘theory’ in understanding it.


A Coat of Many Colors

Sanjoy Chakravorty, Devesh Kapur, and Nirvikar Singh

in The Other One Percent: Indians in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190648749
eISBN:
9780190648770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190648749.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the demographic and spatial diversity of Indian Americans by disaggregating them by the geography of origin in India and the geography of settlement in the United States. This ... More


The Regionalist Dream

Alex Schafran

in Road to Resegregation: Northern California and the Failure of Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520286443
eISBN:
9780520961678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286443.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter attempts to understand why effective regional action on segregation and resegregation never materialized. Despite improved planning and cross-sectoral cooperation, major interventions ... More


Regeneration redux? What (if anything) can we learn from New Labour?

Ruth Lupton and Richard Crisp

Catherine Needham, Elke Heins, and James Rees (eds)

in Social Policy Review 30: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2018

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447349990
eISBN:
9781447350026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349990.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The European Union referendum result in England focused increasing political attention on ‘left behind’ places sidelined in the ‘post-regeneration’ (Matthews and O'Brien, 2015) era of 2010 onwards. ... More


Security and Development in Postapartheid South Africa

Tony Roshan Samara

in Cape Town after Apartheid: Crime and Governance in the Divided City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670000
eISBN:
9781452947044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter describes changes in governance in South Africa since 1994, during which political violence gave way to a “crime wave” and the new government turned its attention to South Africa’s ... More


Bringing Down the Big House: The Political Economy of Prison Proliferation

John M. Eason

in Big House on the Prairie: Rise of the Rural Ghetto and Prison Proliferation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226410203
eISBN:
9780226410487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226410487.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In conclusion, I discuss the theoretical and policy implications of prison proliferation. As for prison abolitionists and other criminal justice activists, this study provides a bridge to potential ... More


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