The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class--and What We Can Do about It

The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class--and What We Can Do about It

by Richard Florida

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465079742
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 04/11/2017
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 576,466
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Richard Florida is university professor and director of cities at the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto, a distinguished visiting fellow at NYU's Schack Institute of Real Estate, and the cofounder and editor-at-large of the Atlantic's CityLab.

Table of Contents

Preface xi

1 The Urban Contradiction 1

2 Winner-Take-All Urbanism 13

3 City of Elites 35

4 Gentrification and Its Discontents 57

5 The Inequality of Cities 79

6 The Bigger Sort 97

7 Patchwork Metropolis 121

8 Suburban Crisis 151

9 The Crisis of Global Urbanization 167

10 Urbanism for All 185

Appendix 217

Acknowledgments 241

Notes 245

Index 293

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