Gentrification and inequality in Brooklyn [electronic resource] : the new kids on the block / Judith N. DeSena
- DeSena, Judith N.
- Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 
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- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (vii, 98 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
- Gentrification, segregation, and negotiation in the city -- The neighborhood of Greenpoint -- Neighborhood demographics and change -- Gentrification in everyday life -- Gentrification and local schools : women shape the urban landscape -- Soccer moms in the city -- Views of Manhattan for sale : rezoning for residential development on the East River -- Conclusions: what it means for the future of the city.
- While most studies on gentrification focus almost exclusively on its causes and consequences through an examination of housing, class conflict, and the displacement of residents, this book analyzes the process of gentrification. Gentrification and Inequality in Brooklyn examines the ways in which the established working-class and lower-income residents of Greenpoint, Brooklyn remain socially segregated from the incoming gentrifiers, with both groups forming parallel cultures within the sharedphysical spaces of the community. Desena broadens the typical analyses of gentrification to include the.
- 9780739138090 (electronic bk.)
073913809X (electronic bk.)
9780739123423 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739123424 (cloth : alk. paper)
- AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Technical Details:
- Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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