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October 26, 2021

Posts tagged "The Classic Slum"

An Overview of Housing and Urban Revitalization

The nature of urban revitalization and housing has changed a great deal over the course of the past century. Several plans to achieve a balance between the urban middle class and the poor have been instituted, but most of these  →

Extended Definition and Analysis of Insular Poverty in the United States

Academic economist Kenneth Galbraith coined the term “insular poverty” in1969 as a means of distinguishing poverty of groups from individual poverty, which he termed case poverty (97; 325-327). According to Galbraith, case poverty refers to individuals who are poor because  →

The Impacts of the Industrial Revolution on Families in New England & America

There is no doubt that the coming of industrialization in New England dramatically altered the ways families of the time were connected, communicated, and supported one another. With the rapid shift away from more localized family-based agrarian or small business  →