Urban Segregation and the Welfare State examines ethnic and socio-economic segregation patterns, social polarisation, and social exclusion in major cities in the Western world. Contributors from across North America and Europe provide in-depth analysis of particular cities, ranging from Johannesburg, Chicago and Toronto to Amsterdam, Stockholm and Belfast. The authors highlight the social problems in and of cities, indicating differences between nation-states in terms of economic restructuring, migration, welfare state regimes and "ethnic history".
Segregation, social polarisation and social exclusion are central concepts in today's urban debates (Wilson 1987, Sassen 1991, Fainstein, Gordon and Harloe 1992, Massey and Denton 1993, Hamnett 1994a, Marcuse 1996, O'Loughlin and Friedrichs 1996). 最初のページを読む