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The gentrification reader

Author: Loretta Lees; Tom Slater; Elvin K Wyly
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
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Brings together the classic writings and contemporary literature that has helped to define the field of Gentrification, changed the direction of how it is studied and illustrated the points of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Loretta Lees; Tom Slater; Elvin K Wyly
ISBN: 9780415548403 0415548403
OCLC Number: 865276680
Description: xxvi, 617 p. : il., mapes ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1: Defining Gentrification Introduction 1. Gentrification Ruth Glass 2. On Definitions Neil Smith and Peter Williams 3. The Chaos and Complexity of Gentrification Robert Beauregard 4. The Order and Simplicity of Gentrification - A Political Challenge Eric Clark Part 2: Stage Models of Gentrification Introduction 5. Neighbourhood Renewal: Middle-Class Resettlement and Incumbent Upgrading in American Neighbourhoods P. Clay 6. Islands of Renewal in Seas of Decay Brian Berry 7. The Demise of Gentrification? A Commentary and Prospective View Larry Bourne 8. The Changing State of Gentrification Jason Hackworth and Neil Smith Part 3: Explaining/Theorizing Gentrification Introduction Section A. Production Side Explanations Introduction 9. Toward a Theory Of Gentrification: a Back to the City Movement by Capital, Not People Neil Smith 10. Gentrification and the Rent Gap Neil Smith Reply: The Rent Gap Revisited David Ley 11. 'The Rent Gap Debunked' S.C. Bourassa 12. Re-Establishing the Rent Gap: an Alternative View of Capitalized Land Rent Dan Hammel Section B. Consumption Side Explanations Introduction 13. Gentrification and the Politics of the New Middle Class David Ley 14. Class Definitions and the Aesthetics of Gentrification: Victoriana in Melbourne Michael Jager 15. Gentrification and Desire Jon Caulfield 16. 'Life on the Upslope': The Postmodern Landscape of Gentrification C. Mills Section C. Moving Outside of the Production Versus Consumption Stalemate Introduction 17. Rethinking Gentrification: Beyond the Uneven Development of Marxist Urban Theory Damaris Rose 18. Gentrification: Culture and Capital in the Urban Core Sharon Zukin 19. 'The Blind Men and the Elephant: the Explanation of Gentrification' Chris Hamnett 20. On Blindness, Centerpieces and Complementarity in Gentrification Theory Eric Clark Section D. Gentrification and Gender, Sexuality, Race/Ethnicity Introduction 21. Gender Divisions and Gentrification: a Critique Liz Bondi 22. Towards an Analysis of the Role of Gay Communities in the Urban Renaissance Mickey Lauria and Lawrence Knopp 23. Can You Go Home Again? Black Gentrification and the Dilemma of Difference Monique Taylor 24. Negotiating Grit and Glamour: Young Women of Color and the Gentrification of the Lower East Side C. Cahill Part 4: Gentrification and Displacement Introduction 25. Neighborhood Revitalization and Displacement: a Review of the Evidence H. Sumka 26. Abandonment, Gentrification and Displacement: the Linkages in New York City Peter Marcuse 27. The Hidden Costs of Gentrification: displacement in Central London Rowland Atkinson 28. Gentrification and Displacement New York City in the 1990s Lance Freeman and Frank Braconi Part 5: Geographies of Gentrification Introduction 29. A Re-Appraisal of Gentrification: towards a 'Geography of Gentrification' Loretta Lees 30. Social Capital, Gentrification and Neighbourhood Change in London: a Comparison of Three South London Neighbourhoods Tim Butler and Gary Robson 31. I Want To Be Global: theorizing the Gentrifying Class as an Emergent Elite Global Community Matthew Rofe 32. Other Geographies of Gentrification Martin Phillips Part 6: Gentrification and Urban Policy Introduction 33. The Case for Gentrification William H. Whyte 34. Islands of Decay in Seas of Renewal: Housing Policy and the Resurgence of Gentrification E. Wyly and D. Hammel 35. New Globalism, New Urbanism: Gentrification as Global Urban Strategy Neil Smith 36. Gentrification as a Governmental Strategy: Social Control and Social Cohesion in Hoogvliet, Rotterdam J. Uitermark, J. Duyvendak and R. Kleinhans Part 7: Resisting Gentrification Introduction 37. The Right to Stay Put Chester Hartman 38. The Right to Stay Put, Revisited: Gentrification and Resistance to Displacement in New York City Kath Newman and Elvin Wyly 39. The Eviction of Critical Perspectives From Gentrification Research Tom Slater 40. In the Face of Gentrification: Case Studies of Local Efforts to Mitigate Displacement Diane K. Levy, Jennifer Comey, and Sandra Padilla
Responsibility: edited by Loretta Lees, Tom Slater and Elvin Wyly.


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