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Living on the Boundaries

Urban Marginality in National and International Contexts

Living on the Boundaries by Carol Camp-Yeakey
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Given the increasing urbanization of the world's population, how people thrive and survive in high density urban environments is a topic of profound interest to nation states and governments. Books have focused on 'poverty and place' and 'geography of opportunity,' questioning the influence of neighborhood environs on the future social mobility of those who inhabit those neighborhoods. This anthology describes and analyzes the living conditions of marginalized persons in cities and neighborhoods across the globe and the consequential impact on their future social mobility. Chapters focus on key issues that include immigration, educational underachievement, urban renewal, public health, immigration, homelessness, environmental issues, race, segregation, and the marginality of urban youth and economically disadvantaged groups.
Emerald Publishing Limited; May 2012
648 pages; ISBN 9781780520339
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Title: Living on the Boundaries
Author: Carol Camp-Yeakey