Residential Trajectories

  title={Residential Trajectories},
  author={Katherine Stovel and Marc Bolan},
  journal={Sociological Methods \& Research},
  pages={559 - 598}
This article illustrates the challenges and potential advantages associated with using a sequence-based method to describe the structure of individual residential mobility histories. The authors examine the existence and prevalence of distinctive patterns of residential mobility across a rural-suburban-urban place-type continuum. They identify a finite set of empirically common residential trajectories that describe patterns of movement across the geographic landscape. This approach reveals (1… Expand

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