2017 | 3(226) | 129-154
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Coping Patterns in Challenging Neighborhoods: The Example of Cologne-Chorweiler

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Postrzeganie sąsiedztwa i strategie radzenia sobie z jego wyzwaniami. Przypadek Cologne-Chorweiler
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This study investigates the patterns of perception and coping strategies of residents of a segregated neighborhood through an explorative design. It contributes to the growing body of literature on neighborhood effects. After a short overview about the state of the art with an emphasis on the vulnerability and exposure hypotheses, the challenging neighborhood Cologne-Chorweiler (Germany) is described using sociodemographic data at neighborhood level (N=86) and interviews with experts (N=10). Afterwards, the perception and coping strategies are analyzed through qualitative interviews with residents (N=44). The results show that Chorweiler is a challenging neighborhood in the perception of its residents. Coping strategies are frustration and resignation as well as avoiding and distance, with different subtypes.
Badania, poprzez eksploracyjne studium przypadku, podejmują zagadnienie wzorów postrzegania segregowanego sąsiedztwa oraz strategii radzenia sobie z jego wyzwaniami przez jego mieszkańców. Artykuł włącza się w ten sposób w dyskusję na temat „efektu sąsiedztwa” (neighborhood effects). Po zaprezentowaniu stanu badań, ze szczególnym uwzględnieniem hipotez wrażliwości i ekspozycji, artykuł prezentuje przypadek osiedla Chorweiler w Kolonii. Opis bazuje na danych społeczno-demograficznych z poziomu osiedla (N=86) i na wywiadach z ekspertami (N=10). Kolejna część to analiza postrzegania i strategii radzenia sobie, przeprowadzona na podstawie wywiadów jakościowych z mieszkańcami (N=44). Rezultaty analizy wskazują, że w opinii mieszkańców osiedle Chorweiler jest sąsiedztwem trudnym/wymagającym. Strategie radzenia sobie z wyzwaniami obejmują frustrację, rezygnację oraz unikanie i dystans, z różnymi podtypami.
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