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Zwiers, M.D. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author)
In the last few decades, urban restructuring programs have been implemented in many Western European cities with the main goal of combating a variety of socioeconomic problems in deprived neighborhoods. The main instrument of restructuring has been housing diversification and tenure mixing. The demolition of low-quality (social) housing and the...
working paper 2017
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van Ham, M. (author), Tammaru, T. (author), de Vuijst, E. (author), Zwiers, M.D. (author)
Income inequality is increasing in European cities and this rising inequality has a spatial footprint in cities and neighbourhoods. Poor and rich people are increasingly living separated and this can threaten the social sustainability of cities. Low income people, often with an ethnic minority background, can get cut off from important social...
working paper 2016
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Zwiers, M.D. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Manley, D.J. (author)
Western cities are increasingly ethnically diverse and in most cities the share of ethnic minorities is growing. Studies analyzing changing ethnic geographies often limit their analysis to changes in ethnic concentrations in neighborhoods between two points in time. Such a static approach limits our understanding of pathways of ethnic...
working paper 2016