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The New Geography of Suburbia: An Anatomy of America’s Hinterland

The New Geography of Suburbia: An Anatomy of America’s Hinterland Tear gas used on protestors in Ferguson, Missouri on August 17, 2014. LoavesofBread, WikiCommons 766356 NLFXXX10.1177/1095796018766356New Labor ForumNeel research-article2018 New Labor Forum 2018, Vol. 27(2) 28–35 The New Geography of Copyright © 2018, The Murphy Institute, City University of New York Reprints and permissions: Suburbia: An Anatomy of sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav https://doi.org/10.1177/1095796018766356 DOI: 10.1177/1095796018766356 America’s Hinterland journals.sagepub.com/home/nlf Phil A. Neel Keywords Marxism, geography, capitalism, industry, deindustrialization, riots, cities, crisis There is something just under the surface of or in the shattered financial district. Instead, it these old suburbs. The feeling is peripheral, happens at the fringe: the edge of the city proper, glimmering briefly in glances cast across cul- where population growth is fastest, infrastruc- de-sacs, big-box stores, or out the windows of ture worst, poverty invisible or ignored, and the porchless houses. Such spaces are not only contradiction between the dead white utopia and mundane and insubstantial but also vaguely the new proletarian reality at its breaking point. malicious—big streets, narrow sidewalks, or The suburb, rather than the central city or the often none at all. These are not places built for “urban” slum, will prove itself among the most humans. At night, the streetlights are few, half volatile sites http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png New Labor Forum SAGE

The New Geography of Suburbia: An Anatomy of America’s Hinterland

New Labor Forum , Volume 27 (2): 8 – May 1, 2018

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Tear gas used on protestors in Ferguson, Missouri on August 17, 2014. LoavesofBread, WikiCommons 766356 NLFXXX10.1177/1095796018766356New Labor ForumNeel research-article2018 New Labor Forum 2018, Vol. 27(2) 28–35 The New Geography of Copyright © 2018, The Murphy Institute, City University of New York Reprints and permissions: Suburbia: An Anatomy of sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav https://doi.org/10.1177/1095796018766356 DOI: 10.1177/1095796018766356 America’s Hinterland journals.sagepub.com/home/nlf Phil A. Neel Keywords Marxism, geography, capitalism, industry, deindustrialization, riots, cities, crisis There is something just under the surface of or in the shattered financial district. Instead, it these old suburbs. The feeling is peripheral, happens at the fringe: the edge of the city proper, glimmering briefly in glances cast across cul- where population growth is fastest, infrastruc- de-sacs, big-box stores, or out the windows of ture worst, poverty invisible or ignored, and the porchless houses. Such spaces are not only contradiction between the dead white utopia and mundane and insubstantial but also vaguely the new proletarian reality at its breaking point. malicious—big streets, narrow sidewalks, or The suburb, rather than the central city or the often none at all. These are not places built for “urban” slum, will prove itself among the most humans. At night, the streetlights are few, half volatile sites

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Published: May 1, 2018

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