Of States and Cities: The Partitioning of Urban Space

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Globalization, the shape of cities, the future of cities, the increasing gap between rich and poor inhabitants, and ethnic and racial segregation, are the key themes of this book. Taking examples from cities from Sao Paulo to Istanbul, from New York to Edinburgh, and adding their own ideas, the authors examine what might be done to improve things for all those who live in cities.

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Professor of Urban Planning, Columbia University

Associate Professor, Urban Research Centre, Utrecht University

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Table of Contents

1. States and Cities and the Partitioning of Urban Space: Introduction, Peter Marcuse, Ronald van Kempen
2. The Divided City in History, Peter Marcuse
3. The Academic Formulations: Explanations of the Partitioned City, Ronald Van Kempen
4. The Poor City: National and Local Perspectives on Changes in Residential Patterns in the British City, Peter Lee and Alan Murie
5. Towards Partitioned Cities in the Netherlands? Changing Patterns of Segregation in a Highly Developed Welfare State, Ronald van Kempen
6. The Shifting Meaning of the Black Ghetto in the United States, Peter Marcuse
7. Economic Restructuring and Urban Segregation in Sao Paulo, Sueli Ramos Schiffer
8. Residential Segregation among Social and Ethnic Groups in Budapest during the Post-communist Transition, Janos Ladanyi
9. From Egalitarion Cities in Theory to Non-Egalitarian Cities in Practice: The Changing Social and Spatial Patterns in Polish Cities, Grzegorz Weclawowicz
10. A Metropolis at the Crossroads: The Changing Social Geography of Istanbul under the Impact of Globalization, Murat Guvenc and Oguz Isik
11. The Rise of Advanced Marginality: Notes on its Nature and Implications, Loic Wacquant
12. Poverty Pockets and Social Exclusion: On the Role of Place in Shaping Social Inequality, Eva T. van Kempen
13. States and Cities and the Partitioning of Urban Space: Conclusions, Peter Marcuse, Ronald van Kempen

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