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Experiencing urban shrinkage in a declining historical neighbourhood: The role of social capital in residents' trajectories

Solène Le Borgne
2021 Zenodo  
This paper will present the results of a research interrogating the impact of degrading historical housing on residents' experience, in the centre of a French medium-sized shrinking city. How are the residents affected in their living conditions, what is their experience of urban shrinkage, and how are they impacted in their residential trajectories? I will start by presenting, more generally, the topic of urban shrinkage itself: what does this phenomenon consist of and what is the state of the
more » ... is the state of the research (1)? Then I will present my project and the contribution I hope it will bring to the academic debate (2). Finally, I will explain more in depth a part of the results of this project: the role of social capital in the newcomers' residential trajectory (3).
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4543423 fatcat:w5haxka7tzhxrlwpp66j2gau4i