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Handbook of gentrification studies

Author: Loretta Lees; Martin Phillips
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is now over 50 years since the term âe~gentrificationâe(tm) was first coined by the British urbanist Ruth Glass in 1964, in which time gentrification studies has become a subject in its own right. This Handbook, the first ever in gentrification studies, is a critical and authoritative assessment of the field. Although the Handbook does not seek to rehearse the classic literature on gentrification from the 1970s  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(OCoLC)1007085802
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Loretta Lees; Martin Phillips
ISBN: 9781785361746 1785361740
OCLC Number: 1015246052
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 496 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Front Matter; Copyright; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Preface and acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: towards a C21st global gentrification studies; PART 1: RETHINKING GENTRIFICATION (THEORY); 2. Beyond Anglo-American gentrification theory; 3. Beyond the elephant of gentrification: relational approaches to a chaotic problem; 4. Comparative urbanism in gentrification studies: fashion or progress?; PART 2: KEY/CORE CONCEPTS IN GENTRIFICATION STUDIES; 5. From class to gentrification and back again; 6. Gentrification and landscape change 7. Spatial capital and planetary gentrification: residential location, mobility and social inequalities8. Rent gaps; 9. Gentrification-induced displacement; PART 3: SOCIAL CLEAVAGES INADDITION TO CLASS; 10. Non-normative sexualities and gentrification; 11. Age, life course and generations in gentrification processes; 12. Gentrification and ethnicity; 13. Rethinking the gender-gentrification nexus; PART 4: TYPES OF GENTRIFICATION; 14. Slum gentrification; 15. New-build gentrification; 16. The gentrification of social housing; 17. Tourism gentrification; 18. Retail gentrification 19. Gentle gentrification in the exceptional city of LA?20. New directions in urban environmental/green gentrification research; 21. Gentrification, artists and the cultural economy; 22. Wilderness gentrification: moving 'off-the-beaten rural tracks'; PART 5: LIVING AND RESISTING GENTRIFICATION; 23. Resisting gentrification; 24. Alternatives to gentrification: exploring urban community land trusts and urban ecovillage practices; 25. Immigration and gentrification; 26. Property and planning law in England: facilitating and countering gentrification
Responsibility: edited by Loretta Lees with Martin Phillips.

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It is now over 50 years since the term 'gentrification' was first coined by the British urbanist Ruth Glass in 1964, in which time gentrification studies has become a subject in its own right.  Read more...

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