Gentrification in a Global Context
Rowland Atkinson, Gary Bridge
Routledge, Dec 10, 2004 - Architecture - 320 pages
Gentrification, a process of class neighbourhood upgrading, is being identified in a broader range of urban contexts throughout the world. This book throws new light and evidence to bear on a subject that deeply divides commentators on its worth and social costs given its ability to physically improve areas but also to displace indigenous inhabitants.
Gentrification in a Global Perspective brings together the most recent theoretical and empirical research on gentrification at a global scale. Each author gives an overview of gentrification in their country so that each chapter retains a unique approach but tackles a common theme within a shared framework. The main feature of the book is a critical and well-written set of chapters on a process that is currently undergoing a resurgence of interest and one that shows no sign of abating.
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3 Gentrification in Canadas cities
4 Heritage and gentrification
the gentrification factory?
6 Gentrification in postcommunist cities
7 Exploring the substance and style of gentrification
8 Outside the core
9 Gentrification and neighbourhood dynamics in Japan
10 Another Guggenheim effect?
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