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Confronting urban legacy : rediscovering Hartford and New England's forgotten cities

Author: Xiangming Chen; Nick Bacon
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a field over-saturated with research on global cities and megacities, this is the first academic book to analyze specifically small cities and regions in New England. Focusing on the dynamic urban/global legacy of Hartford, Connecticut, the volume is bolstered by comparative chapters on Portland, Maine, Lawrence, Massachusetts and Springfield, Massachusetts. The book contains contributions from sociologists,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Confronting urban legacy.
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2013]
(DLC) 2013020703
(OCoLC)842111808
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Xiangming Chen; Nick Bacon
ISBN: 9780739149447 073914944X
OCLC Number: 1004002359
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xvi, 307 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Prologue; Chapter 1. Introduction: Once Prosperousand Now Challenged: Hartford's Transformation in Comparative and Global Perspectives; Chapter 2. Hartford: A Global History; Chapter 3. Podunk after Pratt: Place and Placelessness in East Hartford, Connecticut; Chapter 4. "If We Would ... Leave the City, This Would Be a Ghost Town": Urban Crisis and Latino Migration in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945-2000; Chapter 5. Poverty, Inequality, Politics, and Social Activism in Hartford. Chapter 6. Investigating Spatial Inequality with the Cities, Suburbs, and Schools ProjectChapter 7. The Puerto Rican Effect on Hispanic Residential Segregation: A Study of the Hartford and Springfield Metro Areas in National Perspective; Chapter 8. A Metro Immigrant Gateway: Refugees in the Hartford Borderlands; Chapter 9. Re-imagining Portland, Maine: Urban Renaissance and a Refugee Community; Chapter 10. Shifting Fortunes: Hartford's Global and Regional Economic Dimensions; Chapter 11. A Tragic Dialectic: Politics and the Transformation of Hartford. Chapter 12. Metropolitan Hartford: Regional Challenges and ResponsesChapter 13. A Sobering Era with New Possibilities; Chapter 14. Conclusion: Inheritance, Inertia, and Inspirations: The Potential Remaking of Hartford; Index; About the Editors and Contributors.
Responsibility: edited by Xiangming Chen and Nick Bacon.

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