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Does Spatial Concentration of Disadvantage Contribute to Social Exclusion?

Gordon, I and Buck, N (2004) 'Does Spatial Concentration of Disadvantage Contribute to Social Exclusion?' In: Boddy, M and Parkinson, M, (eds.) City Matters: competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance. Policy Press, 237 - 253. ISBN 9781861344458

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This chapter examines the influence of the spatial concentration of disadvantage on social exclusion in cities in Great Britain. It attempts to answer the question of whether it is possible to identify the negative effects of living in disadvantaged neighbourhoods on individual life chances. The chapter suggests that in developing future urban policy, it is important to move away from simple assumptions about neighbourhood effects, and to consider more specifically what relevant processes may be generating these effects and how policy might modify them.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: social exclusion, cities, Great Britain, disadvantaged neighbourhoods, life chances, urban policy
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute for Social and Economic Research
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Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2014 13:18
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 17:51

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