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Neighbour Relations In The Socially And Ethnically Diverse Centre Of A Northern Italian Town: The Role Of Housing Conditions
Author/s: Roberta Marzorati 
Year:  2014 Issue: 105 Language: English 
Pages:  15 Pg. 50-64 FullText PDF:  205 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SUR2014-105004
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The paper explores neighbour relations in the socially mixed centre of the town of Desio, in the metropolitan area of Milan. Two housing situations are considered to evaluate the extent to which residential proximity can encourage social interaction between socially and culturally distanced groups. The study shows that socio-economic inequalities related to immigrant pathways, and visible in housing conditions and ways of living the home area are crucial to understand localized social relations.
Keywords: Neighbourhood, Diversity, Encounter, Spatial Proximity, Housing, Migration

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Roberta Marzorati, in "SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE" 105/2014, pp. 50-64, DOI:10.3280/SUR2014-105004


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