Philadelphia: Neighborhoods, Division, and Conflict in a Postindustrial City

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List of Tables and Figures
Tables
1.1The growth of the Philadelphia metropolitan area population, 1850- 19509
1.2Index of segregation for ethnic and racial groups in Philadelphia, 1850-195010
1.3County population and employment shares, 1950-198017
1.4Nonwhite population as percentage of whole, Philadelphia area by counties, 1960 and 198018
1.5College-educated population as percentage of whole, Philadelphia area by counties, 1960 and 198018
1.6Per capita income (in 1967 dollars) in the Philadelphia SMSA, 1960- 198019
1.7Total employment and unemployment in the Philadelphia area, 1982 and 198720
1.8Percentage of respondents who agreed with statements on racial attitudes23
1.9Relative importance of neighborhood characteristics in predicting racial tension25
2.1Nonproduction occupations as a percentage of manufacturing employment in the United States and Philadelphia, 1950-198834
2.2Manufacturing-related services as a percentage of all jobs in Philadelphia, its suburbs, and the United States, 1947 and 198635
2.3Proportion of jobs and proportion of earnings by job categories in the city and suburbs of Philadelphia, 1980-198744
2.4Change in real earnings by level of earnings, city and suburbs of Philadelphia, 1980-198746
2.5Index of dissimilarity between blacks and whites for industry and occupation in the Philadelphia metropolitan area51
2.6Median earnings by industrial sector and race, Philadelphia metropolitan area, 198852
2.7Industrial and occupational distributions by race, city, and suburbs of Philadelphia, 198853
2.8Proportion of adults not in workforce by sex and race, Philadelphia SMSA, 1970-198856

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  • COMPARATIVE AMERICAN CITIES ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • List of Tables and Figures vii
  • Preface xi
  • Series Preface xiii
  • 1 - The Legacy of the Industrial City 3
  • 2 - Economic Erosion and the Growth of Inequality 30
  • 3 - Housing and Neighborhoods 66
  • 4 - Philadelphia's Redevelopment Process 100
  • 5 - Race, Class, and Philadelphia Politics 124
  • 6 - The Prospects for City-Suburban Accommodation 154
  • 7 - Alternative Scenarios for Philadelphia's Future 175
  • Appendixes 183
  • Notes 189
  • Index 203
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