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dc.contributor.author Covington, Kenya L. en
dc.date.accessioned 2015-05-01T19:08:48Z en
dc.date.available 2015-05-01T19:08:48Z en
dc.date.issued 2015 en
dc.identifier.citation Social Inclusion 3(2), 71-90. (2015) en
dc.identifier.issn 2183-2803 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/138604 en
dc.description This article is part of the special issue “Housing and Space: Toward Socio-Spatial Inclusion”, edited by Dr. Dallas Rogers (University of Western Sydney, Australia), Dr. Rae Dufty-Jones (University of Western Sydney, Australia) and Dr. Wendy Steele (RMIT University, Australia). en
dc.description.abstract Today almost every major metropolitan area in the U.S. has experienced rising poverty at a rate that surpasses its urban core (Kneebone & Berube, 2013, p. 2). Poverty suburbanization has accelerated about 3.3 percentage points over the last decade. In this article, factors associated with the growing share of poor in suburbs in the 100 largest metropolitan areas were examined. The analysis sought to address the overarching question: what metropolitan factors are associated with poverty suburbanization? Poverty suburbanization growth rates and temporal changes in metropolitan level factors for 2000 and 2008 are highlighted. Change regression results reveal important macro level and within suburb effects illuminating recent changes in the spatial distribution of the poor. Positive changes in housing affordability appear to open up access to suburban neighborhoods, while metropolitan job decentralization and residential segregation have countervailing effects on the suburbanization of the poor. Findings from this paper suggest that it is appropriate to place the suburbanization of poverty in the contemporary period within an urban political economy framework of urban growth and change. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility By Kenya L. Covington en
dc.format.extent 20 pages en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Cogitatio en
dc.relation.uri doi.org/10.17645/si.v3i2.120 en
dc.rights Copyright 2015 en
dc.subject Affordable housing en
dc.subject Job sprawl en
dc.subject Residential segregation en
dc.subject Suburban poor en
dc.title Poverty suburbanization: theoretical insights and empirical analyses en
dc.type Article en


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