Urbanization: ethnic and religious segregation
Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
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The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration
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Peach, C. 2013. Urbanization: ethnic and religious segregation. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .
- Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
Concentrations of immigrants in neighborhoods which are denominated by the largest or longest established group are characteristic of many cities, particularly in large receiving countries. However, while such neighborhoods show many similarities, they may be produced by different processes and with different outcomes. Harlem and Little Italy in New York are different in kind, not just different in degree.
- assimilation and exclusion;
- demography and population studies;
- social change