'White Flight'? The Production and Reproduction of Immigrant Concentration Areas in Swedish Cities, 1990-2000

  title={'White Flight'? The Production and Reproduction of Immigrant Concentration Areas in Swedish Cities, 1990-2000},
  author={{\AA}sa Br{\aa}m{\aa}},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  pages={1127 - 1146}
  • Åsa Bråmå
  • Published 1 June 2006
  • Environmental Science
  • Urban Studies
The article investigates whether processes similar to 'White flight' and 'White avoidance', known from American research on residential segregation, have played a role in the increased concentration of immigrants that has affected many residential areas in Swedish cities during the 1990s. By means of a comprehensive and unique dataset, processes of neighbourhood transition and mobility are described and analysed for a selection of residential areas that have experienced increased immigrant… 

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