Utilizing research from the U.S., Italy, and the Netherlands, Place, Exclusion and Mortgage Markets presents an in depth examination of the practice of redlining and the broader implications of contemporary urban exclusion processes. * Covers exclusion in mortgage markets in three different countries - the U.S., Italy, and the Netherlands * Presents an interdisciplinary perspective to the practice of redlining * Connects the literature on social exclusion and financial exclusion
Manuel B. Aalbers is Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Leuven, Belgium. He is the Associate Editor of the Encyclopedia of Urban Studies (2009), and has published extensively on redlining, gentrification, the privatization of social housing, financialization, and the Anglophone hegemony in academic writing.
List of Illustrations vi Series Editors' Preface ix Preface and Acknowledgments xi Introduction 1 Part I The Exclusion, Urban, and Market Lenses 11 1 Social and Financial Exclusion 13 2 A Socio-Spatial Approach 35 3 Markets, Institutions, Risk, Credit Scoring 53 Part II Redlining Research in the United States, Italy, and the Netherlands 77 4 The United States: One Century of Redlining 79 5 Italy: Capital Switching in Milan 103 6 The Netherlands: Colored Maps 124 Photo Essay The Tarwewijk, Rotterdam 166 Part III Conclusions 179 7 The Globalization of Redlining? 181 References 199 Index 222