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Unformatted text preview: This article was downloaded by:[University of Southern California] On: 4 January 2008 Access Details: [subscription number 768484833] Publisher: Routledge Informa Ltd Registered in England and Wales Registered Number: 1072954 Registered office: Mortimer House, 37-41 Mortimer Street, London W1T 3JH, UK Urban Studies Publication details, including instructions for authors and subscription information: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t713449163 Maintaining the Status Quo: An Analysis of Social Space in Post-Colonial Rabat Allan Findlay a ; Anne Findlay a ; Ronan Paddison a a Department of Geography, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland Online Publication Date: 01 February 1984 To cite this Article: Findlay, Allan, Findlay, Anne and Paddison, Ronan (1984) 'Maintaining the Status Quo: An Analysis of Social Space in Post-Colonial Rabat', Urban Studies, 21:1, 41 - 51 To link to this article: DOI: 10.1080/00420988420080041 URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00420988420080041 PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR ARTICLE Full terms and conditions of use: http://www.informaworld.com/terms-and-conditions-of-access.pdf This article maybe used for research, teaching and private study purposes. Any substantial or systematic reproduction, re-distribution, re-selling, loan or sub-licensing, systematic supply or distribution in any form to anyone is expressly forbidden. The publisher does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents will be complete or accurate or up to date. The accuracy of any instructions, formulae and drug doses should be independently verified with primary sources. The publisher shall not be liable for any loss, actions, claims, proceedings, demand or costs or damages whatsoever or howsoever caused arising directly or indirectly in connection with or arising out of the use of this material. Downloaded By: [University of Southern California] At: 18:07 4 January 2008 Urban Studies (1984) 21, 41-51 1984 Urban Studies Maintaining the Status Quo: An Analysis of Social Space in Post-Colonial Rabat Allan Findlay, Anne Findlay and Ronan Paddison [Received December 1982] Introduction The spatial organisation of residential areas in West- ern cities has been an enduring focus for research amongst Anglo-American social scientists. Less at- tention has been given to the study of residential space in cities in other cultural regions. In the Arab world, for example, a long tradition of urban civili- sation provides a rich tapestry of urban forms which merit detailed investigation and analysis. Recent work in this field by Greenshields (1980) has at- tempted to substantiate the claim that the dominant force in differentiating residential space within tradi- tional Arab cities was ethnicity, and he indicates that ethnic awareness continues to be highly signifi- cant in ordering contemporary urban space in certain contexts. Abu-Lughod (1975) has also investigated the economic and political forces which transformed some Arab cities during the colonial...
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