Subprime Cities : The Political Economy of Mortgage Markets

the-political-economy-of-mortgage-marketsEdited by   Manuel B. Aalbers

Subprime Cities: The Political Economy of Mortgage Markets presents a collection of works from social scientists that offer insights into mortgage markets and the causes, effects, and aftermath of the recent ‘subprime’ mortgage crisis. * Provides an even-handed and detailed analysis of mortgage markets and the recent housing crisis * Features contributions from various social scientists with expertise in critical social theories who have assembled and analyzed detailed empirical information * Offers a unique and powerful rebuttal to many of the misleading popular explanations of the crisis and its aftermath * Reveals how racial minorities and the neighbourhoods inhabited by them are more likely to be targeted by subprime and predatory lenders

Product details

  • Format Paperback | 360 pages
  • Publication date 24 Apr 2012
  • Publisher John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Imprint Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Publication City/Country Chicester, United Kingdom
  • Language English


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