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Titel (primär) Household structure, migration trends, and residential preferences in inner-city León, Spain: unpacking the demographies of reurbanization
Autor Bouzarovski, S.; Haase, A.; Steinführer, A.; Kabisch, S.; Ogden, P.;
Journal / Serie Urban Geography
Erscheinungsjahr 2010
Department SUSOZ;
Band/Volume 31
Heft 2
Sprache englisch;
Keywords reurbanization; gentrification; demography; migration; Spain
Abstract This study examines the changing demography of the Spanish city of León, and aims to explore the manner in which its urban fabric was reshaped by processes of reurbanization, a dynamic whereby the inner city becomes more attractive to a wide variety of household types and social groups. We draw on sociodemographic analyses of municipal census data, as well as a customized questionnaire survey of local residents. Empirical evidence is provided both for the city as a whole and two inner-city districts, Casco Antiguo and El Ejido. Among other findings, it is argued that, although the contiguous built-up area of the city is clearly losing its inhabitants through out-migration and aging, there are a series of small-scale migration flows that increasingly concentrate "nontraditional" households in and around the city center. This is accompanied by an increasing trend toward "city-mindedness" as a residential choice and housing preference among both in-migrants and the long-time residential population. Overall, the evidence points to the emergence of a spatially fragile, fragmented reurbanization process.
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Bouzarovski, S., Haase, A., Steinführer, A., Kabisch, S., Ogden, P. (2010):
Household structure, migration trends, and residential preferences in inner-city León, Spain: unpacking the demographies of reurbanization
Urban Geogr. 31 (2), 211 - 235