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

Author: Xiangming Chen; Nick Bacon
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView 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. The book contains  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Xiangming Chen; Nick Bacon
ISBN: 9780739149430 0739149431 0739149423 9780739149423
OCLC Number: 920667284
Notes: Originally published in hardcover: 2013.
Description: xvi, 307 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : once prosperous and now challenged : Hartford's transformation in comparative and global perspectives / Nick Bacon and Xiangming Chen --
Hartford : a global history / Andrew Walsh --
Podunk after Pratt : place and placelessness in East Hartford, Connecticut / Nick Bacon --
"If we would...leave the city, this would be a ghost town" : urban crisis and Latino migration in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945-2000 / Llana Barber --
Poverty, inequality, politics, and social activism in Hartford / Louise Simmons --
Investigating spatial inequality with the cities, suburbs, and schools project / Jack Dougherty --
The Puerto Rican effect on Hispanic residential segregation : Hartford and Springfield metropolitan areas in national perspective / Michael Paul Sacks --
A metro immigrant gateway : refugees in the Hartford borderlands / Janet Bauer --
Re-imagining Portland, Maine : urban Renaissance and a refugee community / Ezra Moser --
Shifting fortunes : Hartford's global and regional economic dimensions / Xiangming Chen and John Shemo --
A tragic dialectic : politics and the transformation of Hartford / Clyde McKee and Nick Bacon --
Metropolitan Hartford : regional challenges and responses / Jason Rojas and Lyle Wray --
A sobering era with new possibilities / Tom Condon --
Conclusion : inheritance, inertia, and inspirations : the potential remaking of Hartford / Xiangming Chen and Nick Bacon.
Responsibility: edited by Xiangming Chen and Nick Bacon.

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Despite their global impact, so-called 'secondary cities' like Hartford have been largely overlooked in academic circles. Confronting Urban Legacy is a bold and welcome break from this tradition, Read more...

 
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