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Global gentrifications : uneven development and displacement

Author: Loretta Lees; Hyun Bang Shin; Ernesto López Morales
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Moving beyond the usual Anglo-American examples of gentrification this book investigates the pronouncement of a global gentrification. Drawing on, yet critiquing, the ideas of comparative urbanism it asserts that there are global gentrifications. Like variegated neoliberalism, there are variegated gentrifications around the globe that are the result of uneven development and that cause the displacement of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres numériques
Études de cas
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Loretta Lees; Hyun Bang Shin; Ernesto López Morales
ISBN: 9781447313502 144731350X
OCLC Number: 964638639
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 26 octobre 2015).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xv, 468 pages) : illustrations, cartes, fichiers HTML.
Contents: Introduction: `gentrification' - a global urban process? ~ Loretta Lees, Hyun Bang Shin and Ernesto Lopez-Morales;Unravelling the yarn of gentrification trends in the contested inner city of Athens ~ Georgia Alexandri;Slum gentrification in Lisbon, Portugal: displacement and the imagined futures of an informal settlement ~ Eduardo Ascensao;City upgraded: redesigning and disciplining downtown Abu Dhabi ~ Surajit Chakravarty and Abdellatif Qamhaieh;Confronting favela chic: the gentrification of informal settlements in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ~ Jake Cummings;Rethinking gentrification in India: displacement, dispossession and the spectre of development ~ Sapana Doshi;The prospects of gentrification in downtown Cairo: artists, private investment and the neglectful state ~ Mohamed Elshahed;Widespread and diverse forms of gentrification in Israel ~ Amiram Gonen;The endogenous dynamics of urban renewal and gentrification in Seoul ~ Seong-Kyu Ha;Value extraction from land and real estate in Karachi ~ Arif Hasan;Gentrification in Buenos Aires: global trends and local features ~ Hilda Herzer, Maria Mercedes Di Virgilio and Maria Carla Rodriguez;Promoting private interest by public hands? The gentrification of public lands by housing policies in Taipei City ~ Liling Huang;The making of, and resistance to, state-led gentrification in Istanbul, Turkey ~ Tolga Islam and Bahar Sak?zl?oglu;Gentrification, neoliberalism and loss in Puebla, Mexico ~ Gareth Jones;Capital, state and conflict: the various drivers of diverse gentrification processes in Beirut, Lebanon ~ Marieke Krijnen and Christiaan De Beukelaer;Gentrification in Nigeria: the case of two housing estates in Lagos ~ Chinwe Nwanna;Gentrification in China? ~ Julie Ren;Emerging retail gentrification in Santiago de Chile: the case of Italia-Caupolican ~ Elke Schlack and Neil Turnbull;Gentrification dispositifs in the historic centre of Madrid: a reconsideration of urban governmentality and state-led urban reconfiguration ~ Jorge Sequera and Michael Janoschka;When authoritarianism embraces gentrification - the case of Old Damascus, Syria ~ Yannick Sudermann;The place of gentrification in Cape Town ~ Annika Teppo and Marianne Millstein;Conclusion: global gentrifications ~ Loretta Lees, Hyun Bang Shin and Ernesto Lopez-Morales;Afterword The adventure of generic gentrification ~ Eric Clark.
Responsibility: edited by Loretta Lees, Hyun Bang Shin and Ernesto López-Morales.

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