(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

The new service class : housing, consumption, and lifestyle among London bankers in the 1990s

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

(1) Dep. of Geography, Univ., Cambridge, ROYAUME-UNI


The A. draws on a survey of professional employees in three of the City of London's merchant banks to assess arguments about the residential preferences and lifestyle decisions of the new middle class. A polarised workforce within producer service industries has led to greater social polarisation in inner areas through the mechanism of gentrification. The rise in the numbers of professional women in employment have been adduced as a significant factor in housing-market change


Article of periodic

published at : Environment & planning A / ISSN 0308-518X

Editor : Pion, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1974)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 29, no11 [pp. 2061-2078]

Bibliographic references : 76 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 15583 A

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