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Social-spatial segregationConcepts, processes and outcomes$
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Christopher D. Lloyd, Ian G. Shuttleworth, and David W. Wong

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9781447301356

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447301356.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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Social-spatial segregation
Author(s):

Christopher D. Lloyd

Ian G. Shuttleworth

David W.S. Wong

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447301356.003.0001

This chapter aims to provide context for the book and the contribution of each chapter. It introduces key recent developments in the definition, conceptualisation and measurement of segregation; it surveys recent developments in the analysis of segregation with an emphasis on spatial scale and new methods. Data sources (including the 2010 US and 2011 UK Censuses) are discussed to illustrate the immediate potential for analysis during the next decade but the chapter looks further ahead to consider the prospects for segregation analysis in the light of proposed changes in the conduct of the UK and US Censuses and the possible provision of population data through alternative routes. The themes that have been signposted in the chapter are developed later in the book.

Keywords:   Segregation, Census data, Neighbourhood, Spatial scale

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