Book , Print in English

Confronting urban legacy : rediscovering Hartford and New England's forgotten cities

edited by Xiangming Chen and Nick Bacon.
  • Lanham : Lexington Books, [2013]
  • xvi, 307 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects
Contents
  • 1. Introduction: Once Prosperous and Now Challenged: Hartford's Transformation in Comparative and Global Perspectives / Xiangming Chen
  • pt. I Urban Past and Present in New England
  • 2. Hartford: A Global History / Andrew Walsh
  • 3. Podunk after Pratt: Place and Placelessness in East Hartford, Connecticut / Nick Bacon
  • 4. "If We Would ... Leave the City, This Would Be a Ghost Town": Urban Crisis and Latino Migration in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945--2000 / Llana Barber
  • pt. II Social and Community Transformations
  • 5. Poverty, Inequality, Politics, and Social Activism in Hartford / Louise Simmons
  • 6. Investigating Spatial Inequality with the Cities, Suburbs, and Schools Project / Jack Dougherty
  • 7. Puerto Rican Effect on Hispanic Residential Segregation: A Study of the Hartford and Springfield Metro Areas in National Perspective / Michael Paul Sacks
  • 8. Metro Immigrant Gateway: Refugees in the Hartford Borderlands / Janet Bauer
  • 9. Re-Imagining Portland, Maine: Urban Renaissance and a Refugee Community / Ezra Moser
  • pt. III Renewing Hartford: Global and Regional Dynamics
  • 10. Shifting Fortunes: Hartford's Global and Regional Economic Dimensions / John Shemo
  • 11. Tragic Dialectic: Politics and the Transformation of Hartford / Nick Bacon
  • 12. Metropolitan Hartford: Regional Challenges and Responses / Lyle Wray
  • 13. Sobering Era with New Possibilities / Tom Condon
  • 14. Conclusion: Inheritance, Inertia, and Inspirations: The Potential Remaking of Hartford / Nick Bacon.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9780739149423 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0739149423 (cloth : alk. paper)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2013020703
  • OCLC: 842111808
  • OCLC: 842111808