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Poverty, Ethnicity & the American City, 1840-1925: Changing Conceptions of the Slum & the Ghetto

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The debate about the relationships among poverty, minorities and the inner city is rooted in evaluations of policies initiated decades ago but the issues of this debate have a much longer ancestry. In many respects the underlying arguments of this debate were formulated during the second quarter of the nineteenth century when the first wave of mass immigration from Europe exacerbated anxieties about the social order of the rapidly growing seaports of the north-eastern United States. This book examines, from an explicitly geographic perspective, the relationships between migrants and the inner city during the period of mass immigration to the United States from about 1840 until the introduction of immigration restriction in 1923-4. During this period, interpretations of poverty became part of a set of assumptions about the immigrant slums and the presumed deviance of their residents. At different times these assumptions implied varying degrees of environmental or cultural determinism, as well as complex reciprocal interaction between environment and culture.

Synopsis:

David Ward examines the geographical relationship between migrants and the inner city and the creation of slums and ghettos.

Synopsis:

This book examines, from an explicitly geographic perspective, the relationships between migrants and the inner city during the period of mass immigration to the United States from about 1840 until the introduction of immigration restriction in 1923-4.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; 1. The slum, the ghetto and the inner city; Part I. The Relationships Formulated: 2. The slums discovered: 1840-1875; 3. The slums defined: 1875-1900; 4. From slum to ghetto: 1900-1925; 5. Ethnicity and assimilation; 6. Ethnicity and industrialisation; Notes; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521277112
Author:
Ward, David
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Baker, Alan R. H.
Editor:
Dennis, Richard
Location:
New York
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Minorities
Subject:
Immigrants
Subject:
Inner cities
Subject:
Slums
Subject:
Urban poor
Subject:
United States Social conditions 1865-1918.
Subject:
Inner cities -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Subject:
Inmigrantes
Subject:
EE.UU
Subject:
Immigrants -- United States -- History.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Poverty
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge studies in historical geography ;
Series Volume:
88-2313
Publication Date:
20090231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
9.00x6.00x.63 in. .91 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » Poverty
History and Social Science » Sociology » Urban History pre 1950
History and Social Science » World History » General

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"Synopsis" by , This book examines, from an explicitly geographic perspective, the relationships between migrants and the inner city during the period of mass immigration to the United States from about 1840 until the introduction of immigration restriction in 1923-4.
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