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New Socio-Spatial Formations: Places Of Residential Segregation And Separation In Czechia

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The paper investigates places of residential segregation and separation in Czech cities and discusses them in the context of new socio-spatial divisions that are emerging in the context of post-socialist transformations in the Czech Republic. It is argued that in post-socialist countries, where patterns shaped in previous decades still apply and new patterns conditioned by the mechanisms of capitalist society are emerging, the current pattern of segregation can be better understood by referring to specific socio-spatial formations. Localities with concentrations of particular social groups (high and low social status populations, Roma and foreigners) are identified using a press survey, a survey of local government and analysis of census data. The concluding discussion is devoted to socio-spatial formations that represent the most distinct forms of segregation and separation in the contemporary Czechia. Copyright (c) 2009 by the Royal Dutch Geographical Society KNAG.

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  • LUDĚK SÝKORA, 2009. "New Socio-Spatial Formations: Places Of Residential Segregation And Separation In Czechia," Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, Royal Dutch Geographical Society KNAG, vol. 100(4), pages 417-435, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:tvecsg:v:100:y:2009:i:4:p:417-435
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