Conclusion and future research on global suburbs

Authored by: Bernadette Hanlon , Thomas J. Vicino

The Routledge Companion to the Suburbs

Print publication date:  August  2018
Online publication date:  September  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138290235
eBook ISBN: 9781315266442
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In this volume, we argue that the study of the suburbs – their people, places, patterns, and processes – requires an interdisciplinary perspective that integrates social scientific inquiries with humanistic approaches. No matter how we spatially define the suburb, the concept of the suburb as a spatial unit of analysis brings together a systematic framework to study these places.

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