Benjamin Bellman

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There has been increased attention to urban form in the recent segregation literature, showing population density and changes in housing structure as having crucial influence on segregation patterns (Spielman and Harrison 2013; Rothwell and Massey 2010; Watson 2006). However, there has been little work examining areas with newly constructed housing, looking(More)
Although some scholars treat racial residential segregation in Northern cities as a twentieth-century phenomenon, recent research on New York and Chicago has shown that black-white segregation was already high and rising by 1880. We draw on data from the Philadelphia Social History Project and other new sources to study trends in this city as far back as(More)
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