Jason Hackworth

Professor of Planning and Geography

Research

An unabridged listing of my research can be found on my current CV or my Google Scholar page.

I am currently researching urban decline in North American. The intersection between race, economy, and policy is of particular interest to me.

Here are some recent examples:

Reaction to the Black city as a cause of modern conservatism: A case study of political change in Ohio, 1932-2016. 

For the published version of this research, click here.

Racial Prejudice and Neighborhood Change in the Shrinking City

For the longer study, click here.

For the published version of this research, click here.


Race and the production of extreme land abandonment in the American Rust Belt

For the longer study, click here.

This project recently appeared in article form as:

Hackworth, J. 2018. Race and the production of extreme land abandonment in the American Rust Belt. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 42(1): 51-73.


Why there is no Detroit in Canada

For the longer study, click here.

This project recently appeared in article form as:

Hackworth, J. 2016. Why there is no Detroit in Canada. Urban Geography, 37(2): 272-295.


Demolition as Urban Policy

For the longer study, click here.

This project is appeared in publication form as:

Hackworth, J. 2016. Demolition as urban policy in the American Rust Belt. Environment and Planning A, 48(11): 2201-2222.