Minority Segregation Processes in an Urban Context: A Comparison Between Paris and Rome

  • Oliviero Casacchia
  • Luisa NataleEmail author
  • Gregory Verdugo
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics book series (PROMS, volume 274)


The process of minority segregation within global cities is a complex phenomenon. In the European urban context, the process of minority segregation seems to differ in the old immigration countries (France, UK, Netherlands, Germany) from the new immigration countries (Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal). The analysis compares two global cities (Paris and Rome), taking into consideration the current evolution of the minority segregation pattern. The study shows that in both cities no traces of significant increasing segregation emerge over the last twenty years.


Minority residential segregation Paris and Rome comparison Isolation and dissimilarity index 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Oliviero Casacchia
    • 1
  • Luisa Natale
    • 1
    Email author
  • Gregory Verdugo
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Cassino and Southern LatiumCassinoItaly

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