Space and exclusion: does urban morphology play a part in social deprivation?
Article first published online: 13 DEC 2005
Volume 37, Issue 4, pages 402–412, December 2005
How to Cite
Vaughan, L., Clark, D. L. C., Sahbaz, O. and Haklay, M. (2005), Space and exclusion: does urban morphology play a part in social deprivation?. Area, 37: 402–412. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4762.2005.00651.x
- Issue published online: 13 DEC 2005
- Article first published online: 13 DEC 2005
- Revised manuscript received 26 July 2005
- space syntax;
- poverty data;
There is currently a growing interest in the spatial causes of poverty, particularly its persistence. This paper presents methodological innovations that have been developed for investigating the relationship between physical segregation and economic marginalization in the urban environment. Using GIS to layer historical poverty data, contemporary deprivation indexes and space syntax measures of spatial segregation, a multivariate system has been created to enable the understanding of the spatial process involved in the creation and stagnation of poverty areas as well as to analyse the street segment scale of configuration.