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Class transformation and work-life balance in urban Britain: the case of Manchester

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Recent years have seen an expansion in the work on the attitudes, beliefs and preferences of those middle-class groups that have accompanied the return of capital to many North American and western European city centres and their surrounding urban suburbs. Yet despite this, it is argued that there is little research linking gentrification to wider processes of social transformation, particularly debates over housing market decision-making, the balancing of work and life, and the gender divisi...

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10.1177/0042098009359030

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University of Manchester
Department:
School of Environment and Development
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University of Manchester
Department:
School of Social Sciences
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University of Oxford
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Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
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London School of Economics
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Department of Geography
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Institution:
University of Westminster
Department:
Policy Studies Institute
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SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Urban Studies Journal website
Volume:
47
Issue:
11
Pages:
2259-2278
Publication date:
2010-10-05
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1360-063X
ISSN:
0042-0980
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uuid:82540db8-69f6-4b10-b04a-8a030c6de8d6
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ora:4630

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