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The middle classes and the city: A study of Paris and London

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  • M.-H. Bacqué
  • G. Bridge
  • M. Benson
  • T. Butler
  • E. Charmes
  • Y. Fijalkow
  • Emma Jackson
  • L. Launay
  • S. Vermeersch
Publication date2015
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
ISBN (Electronic)9781137332608
ISBN (Print)9781137332592, 9781349461783
<mark>Original language</mark>English


What does it mean to be middle class in contemporary global cities? What do the middle classes do to these cities and what do these cities do to the middle classes? Do the middle classes engage in social mix or are they focused on 'people like us'? Based on comparative study this book explores middle-class identities across Paris and London.