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Gentrification, power and versions of community

Alisdair Rogers

Gentrification, power and versions of community

a case of Los Angeles

by Alisdair Rogers

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Published by Oxford University, School of Geography in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban renewal -- California -- Los Angeles,
  • Gentrification -- California -- Los Angeles,
  • Community development, Urban -- California -- Los Angeles

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementAlisdair Rogers.
    SeriesResearch papers (University of Oxford. School of Geography) -- 43
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT177/L67 R64 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p.
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15022903M

      The term gentrification has become a buzzword to describe so many things— top knots, beards, an influx of microbreweries or cheese shops. What’s downplayed is how absolutely threatening and dangerous it is. The pervasive threat of violence hangs in the distance between the kitchen tables of hurting families who are being pushed out of their homes and the boardrooms of corporations where.   In 0 stage cities start “gentrification through zoning, tax breaks, and branding power.” The book argues that that central to gentrification is cities adoption of housing policies benefiting.

      Pigeon keeper Chris Szwaba releases one of his charges in front of the Sunset Park building where he keeps about pigeons atop the roof Monday, April 4, , in . When minorities are displaced or relocated by gentrification into suburbs and rural areas, the black vote becomes far less concentrated, which means that black voting power is dissolving into a.

      The author examines the local dialectics of power associated with gentrification in the community of West Town in Chicago, discussing the process, contentions resulting from opposite interests, strategies of the major players involved, and the painful and emotional struggles that have resulted from the advance of gentrification. This chapter offers a cultural analysis of gentrification understood as a ‘soft,’ implemented by artistic means, version of Harvey’s ‘accumulation by dispossession.’ In the first part of the text, reflecting on works of Deutsche, Zukin and Pasquinelli, it explores the complex relationship between gentrification and art (which usually.


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A nuanced and captivating story of community gardens and the gentrification process in New York's Lower East Side in the late s, Power at the Roots shows how Puerto Ricans resisted the larger political and economic processes. Through her detailed knowledge of the gardeners Gentrification political activists, Miranda Martinez creates an engaging tale of efforts by gardeners, Price: $ Gentrification, power and versions of community: a case study of Los Angeles.

[Alisdair Rogers; University of Oxford. Power at the Roots: Gentrification, Community Gardens, and the Puerto Ricans of the Lower East Side (Hardcover) by. In a sort of 19th century version of gentrification, the ripple effects of the California Gold Rush forced decades of reckoning: with the market driving up land values and a new state government hungry for revenues, land titles were lost and new whiter and wealthier arrivals changed the meaning of what it meant to be a : Manuel Pastor.

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The standard gentrification narrative is typically about affluent newcomers displacing existing lower-income residents—driving up housing prices, rents, and property taxes to.

Peter Moskowitz’s new book on gentrification outlines how local governments cede their power over residents’ lives to private interests. Gillian B. White March 9,   Most gentrification occurs because of a lack of policies that value community input, offer equitable rezoning policies, and provide intentional housing options.

Without policies that attempt to remedy the trends that cause forced displacement, gentrification will continue to dismantle and displace lower-income communities. Defining Gentrification There is no agreed-upon definition of gentrification, although the aspect of higher-income households moving into lower-income neighborhoods is included in most versions.

Urban geographer Ruth Glass first coined the term gentrification to describe London neighborhoods in the s. She defined it as the. Gentrification is not equated with integration even if in literal terms, a neighborhood’s demographics have become more racially, ethnically, and economically diverse.

The reasons are myriad, but generally people focus on two related but distinct phenomena: forced displacement and imposed culture shift. These concerns are not illusory – as anyone who has spent time in Bed-Stuy or.

Publisher Synopsis A nuanced and captivating story of community gardens and the gentrification process in New York's Lower East Side in the late s, Power at the Roots shows how Puerto Ricans resisted the larger political and economic processes.

This first textbook on the topic of gentrification is written for upper-level undergraduates in geography, sociology, and planning. The gentrification of urban areas has accelerated across the globe to become a central engine of urban development, and it is a topic that has attracted a great deal of interest in both academia and the popular press/5(7).

We begin by modeling gentrification for two individual time periods: – and –13 (Table ).New and established stations appear to positively influence gentrification between andbut only established stations seem to have an impact on gentrification from to Both Hispanic and African American neighborhoods are more likely to experience gentrification during.

Gentrification. 1 - 20 of 40 results Foucault famously employed the term to describe “a power View Product [ x ] close. City and Man. The City and Man consists of provocative essays by the late Leo Strauss on Aristotle's Quickview.

City and Man. Publish your book with B&N. As co-editors of "A Recipe for Gentrification: Food, Power, and Resistance in the City" and researchers in our own right, we’ve identified many ways that food and gentrification are linked in cities across North America. Food offerings signal gentrification in this scene in South Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly a low-income Latino neighborhood.

3. Colonization. For many, gentrification is nothing more than a modern day form of colonialism, with the middle class “gentry” as conquistadors and the low income residents that came before them as a captive population subject to s of the colonizing aspects of gentrification often point out the common intersections between low income levels and marginalized.

In his new book The Edge Becomes The Center: An Oral History of Gentrification in the 21 st Century, author D.W. Gibson talks to New Yorkers on. Jerome Krase is Emeritus and Murray Koppelman Professor at Brooklyn College, CUNY, USA. He has authored or edited several books on urban life, including Self and Community in the City (), Race and Ethnicity in New York City (), Ethnic Landscapes in an Urban World (), Seeing Cities Change (), Race, Class and Gentrification in Brooklyn (), and Diversity and Local Contexts.

Understanding gentrification. Gentrification: a process of neighborhood change that includes economic change in a historically disinvested neighborhood —by means of real estate investment and new higher-income residents moving in - as well as demographic change - not only in terms of income level, but also in terms of changes in the education level or racial make-up of residents.

Gentrification has transformed low-income communities worldwide. The process is complex but often follows a consistent pattern: capital flows into low-income neighborhoods, more affluent residents move in, real estate values go up, the housing stock is upgraded, low-income residents are forced to leave, and community character changes to accommodate the newcomers.

In Section III, we explore the role of the community in responding to gentrification forces. Section I: External Causes of Gentrification. The gentrification pressures on a community such as West Oakland do not come from within.

Gentrification is by nature the effect of a wider set of circumstances on a community vulnerable to outside pressures. This book examines the historical and current practices of rebuilding abandoned and disinvested communities in America.

Using a community in East Baltimore as an example, Race, Class, Power, and Organizing in East Baltimore shows how the social structure of race and class segregation of the past contributed in the creation of our present day urban poor and low-income communities of Reviews: 5.

Conquering the balancing act between good investment and gentrification can mean the difference between a community dying or thriving, Tatian .