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Latino CityImmigration and Urban Crisis in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945-2000$
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Llana Barber

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781469631349

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631349.001.0001

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The Urban/Suburban Divide

The Urban/Suburban Divide

(p.21) One The Urban/Suburban Divide
Latino City

Llana Barber

University of North Carolina Press

Chapter One locates the roots of Lawrence's economic decline in suburban development from World War II until 1980. It focuses on white flight from the city and the divergent housing markets that developed between Lawrence and its suburbs. In addition, it traces the decline of Lawrence's economy and tax base in the postwar decades, arguing that suburban competition for industry and retail played a major role in eviscerating Lawrence's economy.

Keywords:   Suburbanization, Deindustrialization, Urban renewal, Latino, Metropolitan, Segregation

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