inner city

(redirected from inner-city)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

inner city

Technically refers to the densely populated area just outside the central business district,but usually connotes a blighted area near the city center.

References in periodicals archive ?
The improbably transformation of inner-city neighborhoods: Crime, violence, drugs and youth in the 1990s.
Participants who were aged 15-17, nonwhite and from the inner-city clinic also had a significantly elevated risk of infection (2.
The camp mainly caters to three inner-city populations: Hispanic, African American, and Asian American.
Although some may be hesitant about inhabiting inner-city neighborhoods, Thomas-El encourages them to look past their fears and find out more about these areas.
A big part of the answer, said Belden Daniels of Economic Innovation International, can be found in a new generation of market-rate, equity-based inner-city investment funds, backed by major banks, insurance firms, foundations and public pension funds.
The Living Cities partnership also plans to examine more intensively public-policy issues, leveraging its knowledge and expertise to articulate policies and approaches that can foster inner-city improvement.
As yet unidentified unique factors may contribute to the higher asthma morbidity and mortality rates seen in inner-city poor minority populations (8).
The researchers recruited 90 females, ranging in age from 12 to 21, who registered for routine medical appointments at an inner-city primary-care clinic.
Still, tales like Turner's leave the reader skeptical when Anderson points to economic remedies as the top priority for those working on inner-city problems.
The study of 1,205 inner-city households was done by mail in October and November 1997, and the results were compared with an existing PricewaterhouseCoopers database of shoppers nationwide.
Seymour could not have succeeded with the KRC in inner-city Kingston, a battlefield of political tribalism, without being accepted and `certified' as politically neutral by all sides.
This good counsel emerges out of the sad reality that some resource-rich outsiders have been patronizing despite their good intentions and have even sometimes undermined the effective, if modest, work of inner-city Josephs.