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  • Inventive City-Regions

    Path Dependence and Creative Knowledge Strategies

    By Marco Bontje, Sako Musterd

    Virtually every city-region in West and Central Europe has developed policies and strategies to attract, retain and encourage creative industries and knowledge-intensive services. Since most of these citiy-regions tend to see a creative knowledge economy as 'the best bet for the future', one of the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Skills and Cities

    Edited by Sako Musterd, Marco Bontje, Jan Rouwendal

    Creative industries have become fundamental in signalling the economic wellbeing of cities and urban regions. Workers who are attracted to the sector tend to have strong preferences when it comes to the neighbourhoods they want to live in, with factors such as job availability and urban amenities…

    Hardback – 2016-03-24
    Regions and Cities

  • Socio-Economic Segregation in European Capital Cities

    East meets West

    Edited by Tiit Tammaru, Szymon Marcińczak, Maarten van Ham, Sako Musterd

    Growing inequalities in Europe are a major challenge threatening the sustainability of urban communities and the competiveness of European cities. While the levels of socio-economic segregation in European cities are still modest compared to some parts of the world, the poor are increasingly…

    Hardback – 2015-08-13
    Regions and Cities

  • Urban Segregation and the Welfare State

    Inequality and Exclusion in Western Cities

    Edited by Sako Musterd, Wim Ostendorf

    Urban Segregation and the Welfare State examines ethnic and socio-economic segregation patterns, social polarisation, and social exclusion in major cities in the Western world. Contributors from across North America and Europe provide in-depth analysis of particular cities, ranging from…

    Paperback – 2011-11-04

  • Life in Poverty Neighbourhoods

    European and American Perspectives

    Edited by Jurgen Friedrichs, George Galster, SAKO Musterd

    In contemporary European and American urban policy and politics and in academic research it is typically assumed that spatial concentrations of poor households and/or ethnic minority households will have negative effects upon the opportunities to improve the social conditions of those who are…

    Paperback – 2009-10-13

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