Urban Development in Hartford: Neoliberalism, Inequality, and Trinity College as an Anchor Institution
Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts
This thesis explores the ways in which neoliberal governance takes place in Hartford, CT, particularly as the city struggles to make ends meet. It looks at the Hartford's dependence on corporations, and its growing political and economic alignment with universities. This research examines the effects of urban renewal on the city, and how post-war policies and development shape the inequalities that exist in Hartford today. Lastly, this thesis examines the inequalities and spatial dynamics in Hartford's Southside neighborhood, Frog Hollow, and between Trinity College and Frog Hollow in particular.
Flanagan, Eavan, "Urban Development in Hartford: Neoliberalism, Inequality, and Trinity College as an Anchor Institution". Senior Theses, Trinity College, Hartford, CT 2018.
Trinity College Digital Repository, https://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/theses/703
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Senior thesis completed at Trinity College for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies.