Living in Cities

  • Pat Young
Part of the Macmillan Master Series book series (MMSS)


Most of Britain’s population lives in urban areas. This chapter looks briefly at the implications of urban life for social services and then focuses on problems of the inner-city areas. This is followed by a discussion of policies relating to improvement of the inner-city environment.


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  1. 1.
    For example, L. Wirth, ‘Urbanism as a Way of Life’, American Journal of Sociology vol. 44, 1938, pp. 1–24.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Gill Burke, Housing and Social Justice (London: Longman, 1981) p. 113.Google Scholar
  3. 6.
    Lord Scarman, The Brixton Disorders 10–12 April 1981 (London: HMSO, 1981).Google Scholar
  4. 7.
    Paul Harrison, Inside the Inner City (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1983).Google Scholar

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