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Petrović, A. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Manley, D.J. (author)
There is no theoretical reason to assume that neighborhood effects operate at a constant single spatial scale across multiple urban settings or over different periods of time. Despite this, many studies use large, single-scale, predefined spatial units as proxies for neighborhoods. Recently, the use of bespoke neighborhoods has challenged the...
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Mohamed, Abdelbaseer A. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
Identifying the economic potential of informal urban areas is a topic of increasing interest for policymakers and practitioners in less developed countries, yet little is known of how informal street design influences the type and count of business opportunities. By adapting a space syntax framework, this study aims to quantitatively verify...
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Nieuwenhuis, Jaap (author), Kleinepier, Tom (author), van Ham, M. (author)
Because the demographic composition of neighborhoods and schools overlaps, their effects on educational attainment are not independent of each other. Throughout the early teenage years, the timing and duration of exposure to neighborhood and school contexts can vary, advocating for a longitudinal approach when studying schooling outcomes....
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Nieuwenhuis, Jaap (author), Kleinepier, Tom (author), Janssen, H.J. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
We studied the relation between cumulative exposure to neighbourhood deprivation and adolescents’ Big Five personality traits, and the moderating role of personality in the relation between neighbourhood deprivation and the development of problem behaviour and educational attainment. We studied 5365 British adolescents from ages 10 to 16,...
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Koekkoek, A. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author)
University–community engagement has been implemented by anincreasing number of universities across the world, in a period characterized by growing international competition. The growth of interest in university–community engagement has led to multiple definitions of this term and a high level of complexity in defining what it entails. Using a...
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Kauppinen, Timo M. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Bernelius, Venla (author)
Households with children have been suggested to play a key role in ethnic residential segregation. One possible mechanism is that school district boundaries affect their segregation patterns, but direct evidence on this is scarce. This study investigates the role of school catchment areas for ethnic residential segregation among different...
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Tammaru, T. (author), Knapp, David (author), Silm, Siiri (author), van Ham, M. (author), Witlox, Frank (author)
A paradigm shift is taking place in spatial segregation research. At the heart of this shift is the understanding of the connectedness of spatial segregation in different life domains and the availability of new datasets that allow for more detailed studies on these connections. In this thematic issue on spatial underpinnings of social...
contribution to periodical 2021
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Dukai, B. (author), Peters, R.Y. (author), Vitalis, S. (author), van Liempt, J.N.H. (author), Stoter, J.E. (author)
Fully automated reconstruction of high-detail building models on a national scale is challenging. It raises a set of problems that are seldom found when processing smaller areas, single cities. Often there is no reference, ground truth available to evaluate the quality of the reconstructed models. Therefore, only relative quality metrics are...
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Hedman, Lina (author), van Ham, M. (author)
The literature on intergenerational contextual mobility has shown that neighbourhood status is partly ‘inherited’ from parents by children. Children who spend their childhood in deprived neighbourhoods are more likely to live in such neighbourhoods as adults. It has been suggested that such transmission of neighbourhood status is also relevant...
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Tammaru, T. (author), Sinitsyna, Anastasia (author), Akhavizadegan, Alireza (author), van Ham, M. (author), Marcińczak, Szymon (author), Musterd, Sako (author)
Based on extensive research with distinguished scholars within the book project ‘Socioeconomic Segregation in European Capital Cities’, this chapter summarizes the key trends in income inequality and socioeconomic segregation in Europe. We draw our data from the two last census rounds, and we focus on the most common indicators of income...
book chapter 2021
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Petrović, A. (author), Manley, D.J. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
Contextual poverty refers to high proportions of people with a low income in a certain (residential) space, and it can affect individual socioeconomic outcomes as well as decisions to move into or out of the neighbourhood. Contextual poverty is a multiscale phenomenon: Poverty levels at the regional scale reflect regional economic development,...
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Tammaru, T. (author), Ubareviciene, Ruta (author), Janssen, H.J. (author)
This open access book investigates the link between income inequality and socio-economic residential segregation in 24 large urban regions in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America. It offers a unique global overview of segregation trends based on case studies by local author teams. The book shows important global...
book 2021
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van Ham, M. (author), Tammaru, T. (author), Ubareviciene, Ruta (author), Janssen, H.J. (author)
The book “Urban Socio-Economic Segregation and Income Inequality: a Global Perspective” investigates the link between income inequality and residential segregation between socio-economic groups in 24 large cities and their urban regions in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America. Author teams with in-depth local...
book chapter 2021
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Kleinhans, R.J. (author), Falco, Enzo (author), Babelon, Ian (author)
Contemporary urban development is increasingly characterized by collaboration and co-production between ‘experts’ and the ‘public’ in urban planning processes. Recently, local planning actors have adopted digital participatory platforms (DPPs) which are specifically built for networked engagement and collaboration purposes. However, the...
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Yamu, Claudia (author), van Nes, A. (author), Garau, Chiara (author)
Bill Hillier’s space syntax method and theory enables us to describe the spatial properties of a sustainable city. Empirical testing of the space syntax method over time has confirmed the capacity and innovativeness of analyzing spatial relationships with the purpose of understanding and explaining the socio-spatial organization of built...
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Bezzo, Franco Bonomi (author), Silva, Laura (author), van Ham, M. (author)
Objectives The Covid-19 pandemic is hitting societies hard, and people living in disadvantaged circumstances are among the most affected. We investigate the combined effects of the Covid-19 crisis and living in a deprived neighbourhood on two dimensions of subjective well-being: hedonic (i.e. mental health) and evaluative (i.e. life...
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Troost, A.A. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Janssen, H.J. (author)
The non-random selection of people into neighbourhoods complicates the estimation of causal neighbourhood effects on individual outcomes. Measured neighbourhood effects could be the result of characteristics of the neighbourhood context, but they could also result from people selecting into neighbourhoods based on their preferences, income,...
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van Ham, M. (author)
Since the 1980s, the workforce in New York, London and Tokyo has been professionalizing with an increasing share of high income earners. While measures of segregation have stabilized, spatial inequality has increased due to gentrification of inner-city neighborhoods and suburbanization of poverty.
report 2020
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Rooij, R.M. (author), van Dorst, M.J. (author)
The aim of this commentary is to present the position that a pattern language approach facilitates, even catalyzes (comparative) learning in planning for young professionals. This position builds on literature and is supported by the research work of six MSc Urbanism graduation projects, in which the students adopted a pattern language approach....
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Peris, A.F.T. (author), Meijers, E.J. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
News travels fast and far, and the general idea is that the spatial extent of news coverage has increased over time. Information flows are always involved in systems of interdependent cities. This is the reason why George Zipf and Allan Pred, both pioneers of the urban systems literature, were eager to obtain data on these relations to...
journal article 2020
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