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The middle class and the future of London

Tim Butler

in City matters

Published by Policy Press

Published in print May 2004 | ISBN: 9781861344458
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301868 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.003.0015
The middle class and the future of London

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This chapter examines the social roles and relationships within different kinds of middle-class areas in London, England. It describes the different patterns of gentrification in various parts of the capital and identifies some of their consequences. The chapter identifies dominant patterns of middle-class settlement of Inner London and describes the outcomes of middle-class settlement, particularly in terms of networks, patterns of association, and the relations between work and non-work associations.

Keywords: middle-class settlement; social roles; London; England; gentrification; non-work associations

Chapter.  7222 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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