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inner city

an area of urban settlement with high levels of social problems and poverty. The term is sometimes used as a codeword for ‘immigrant area’ by those who regard ‘the problems of the inner city’ as problems of minority cultures and not as a concentration of the social problems of capitalist societies. See also ZONE OF TRANSITION, URBAN SOCIOLOGY, URBANISM AS A WAY OF LIFE, URBANIZATION.
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A day after Inner City Press asked the UN in writing, Guterres' spokesman Stephane Dujarric still had no answer at noon on January 30, except to wait for a UNHCR press release.
The rankings for each company were announced at the Inner City 100 Conference and Awards at the JFK Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, MA.
The inner city areas are likely to be the most affected yet the council leadership decided it was not necessary to hold any of the public consultation meetings in the inner city areas like Washwood Heath, Handsworth, Aston, Sparkbrook or Sparkhill.
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Maya describes the abuse, dehumanization, and often-brutal racism experienced by street sex workers in Winnipeg's inner city, most of them Aboriginal and engaged in some form or other of "survival sex.
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Wilson (1987, 1996) contended the civil rights movement in the 1960s had a perverse unintended impact on the inner city.
Participants were recruited at one reproductive health clinic in the suburbs and one in the inner city from 1996 to 1999.
If you look hard enough in the midst of Winnipeg's sprawling and decaying inner city, you will see scattered islands of remarkable creativity and collective action: innovative community development (CD) initiatives battling the seemingly relentless spread of urban poverty.