Tiit Tammaru

is Professor of Urban and Population Geography at the University of Tartu, Estonia.


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Getting to know the neighbours

Ethnolinguistic segregation in Tallinn districts

Estonia boasts a unified housing and labour market. So why do native Estonian and Russian-speaking residents predominantly live in separate areas of the capital? Given its current market-driven tendency, Tiit Tammaru questions whether greater cohesion or further segregation mark Tallinn’s future neighbourhoods.

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