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Making Our Neighborhoods, Making Our Selves

George C. Galster


This book presents a holistic, multi-disciplinary analysis of the origins, nature, and consequences of neighborhood change and offers strategies for making a more socially desirable palette of neighborhoods in America. We make our neighborhoods and then they make us serves as the foundational proposition of this book. That is, our collective actions in metropolitan housing submarkets regarding where we live and invest financially and socially will determine what characteristics our neighborhoods will manifest and how they will evolve. In turn, these multidimensional neighborhood characteristic ... More

Keywords: neighborhood, housing submarkets, externalities, thresholds, strategic gaming, cumulative causation, segregation, equal opportunity, public policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780226599854
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226599991.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

George C. Galster, author
Wayne State University