Immigration and metropolitan revitalization in the United States /

In less than a generation, the dominant image of American cities has transformed from one of crisis to revitalization. Poverty, violence, and distressed schools still make headlines, but central cities and older suburbs are attracting new residents and substantial capital investment. In most account...

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Other Authors / Creators:Vitiello, Domenic, editor.
Sugrue, Thomas J., 1962- editor.
Format: Book
Imprint: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2017]
Series:City in the twenty-first century book series.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Immigration and the New American Metropolis
  • Part I. Immigration and Urban Transformations
  • Chapter 1. Immigration and the New Social Transformation of the American City
  • Chapter 2. Estimating the Impact of Immigration on County-Level Economic Indicators
  • Chapter 3. Immigrants, Housing Demand, and the Economic Cycle
  • Part II. Revitalizing Diverse Destinations
  • Chapter 4. Revitalizing the Suburbs: Immigrants in Greater Boston Since the 1980s
  • Chapter 5. Immigrant Cities as Reservations for Low-Wage Labor
  • Part III. The Politics of Immigration and Revitalization
  • Chapter 6. Old Maps and New Neighbors: The Spatial Politics of Immigrant Settlement
  • Chapter 7. Transforming Transit-Oriented Development Projects via Immigrant-Led Revitalization: The MacArthur Park Case
  • Part IV. Urban Revitalization in Transnational Context
  • Chapter 8. Migrantes, Barrios, and Infraestructura: Transnational Processes of Urban Revitalization in Chicago
  • Chapter 9. Liberian Reconstruction, Transnational Development, and Pan-African Community Revitalization
  • Notes
  • List of Contributors
  • Index
  • Acknowledgments