Migration and Urban Change

  • Lester B. Lave
  • Judith R. Lave
  • Eugene P. Seskin
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American cities continue to grow, but many are getting poorer fiscally and some face bankruptcy. People continue to migrate to urban areas, but many observers agree that the quality of life in major cities has been declining during the last decade. The problems of crime, housing, ghettoised blacks, declining tax bases, nonresident workers, education, and transportation have occupied many politicians, journalists and urban researchers.


Central City Migration Rate Crime Rate Desire Family Size Urban Change 
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  • Lester B. Lave
  • Judith R. Lave
  • Eugene P. Seskin

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