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The last two decades have been an exciting and richly productive period for debate and academic research on the city. The SAGE Handbook of New Urban Studies offers comprehensive coverage of this modern re-thinking of urban theory, both gathering together the best of what has been achieved so far, and signalling the way to future theoretical insights and empirically grounded research. Featuring many of the top international names in the field, the handbook is divided into nine key sections: SECTION 1: THE GLOBALIZED CITY SECTION 2: URBAN ENTREPRENEURIALISM, BRANDING, GOVERNANCE SECTION 3: MARGINALITY, RISK AND RESILIENCE SECTION 4: SUBURBS AND SUBURBANIZATION: STRATIFICATION, SPRAWL, SUSTAINABILITY SECTION 5: DISTINCTIVE AND VISIBLE CITIES SECTION 6: CREATIVE CITIES SECTION 7: URBANIZATION, URBANITY AND URBAN LIFESTYLES SECTION 8: NEW DIRECTIONS ...

Differentiated Residential Orientations of Class Fractions
Differentiated Residential Orientations of Class Fractions
Willem BotermanSako Musterd

Households and neighborhoods are firmly interlinked. Urban Geography taught us almost a century ago that households can be found in certain types of urban environments depending on their individual position in economic, demographic, and cultural spheres, and depending on the history of the urban environment. Strong regularities were discovered in ‘classic’ studies such as those performed by Burgess (1924), who presented the concentric ring theory while trying to understand the social spatial pattern (social rings) of the city of Chicago; and by Hoyt (1939) who developed a sector theory, which was based on the observation that especially income differentiation developed in the form of sectors in the city. These studies were ...

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