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Urban Inequalities: Social Distance and Spatial Division
Wed 19 October 2016, 15:00 – 16:00 BST
What are the social and spatial implications of deepening economic inequality in cities? Why does economic disparity matter for the social life and spatial form of cities, and what is distinctive about contemporary patterns of urban inequality?
Fran Tonkiss is Professor in the Department of Sociology and the Cities Programme at the LSE. She is the author of Space, the City and Social Theory and Cities by Design and is currently writing a book on Urban Inequalities: divided cities in the twenty-first century.