Gentrifier (Utp Insights) (Paperback)

Gentrifier (Utp Insights) By John Joe Schlichtman, Jason Patch, Marc Lamont Hill Cover Image

Gentrifier (Utp Insights) (Paperback)


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Gentrifier opens up a new conversation about gentrification, one that goes beyond the statistics and the clich's, and examines different sides of a controversial, deeply personal issue. In this lively yet rigorous book, John Joe Schlichtman, Jason Patch, and Marc Lamont Hill take a close look at the socioeconomic factors and individual decisions behind gentrification and their implications for the displacement of low-income residents. Drawing on a variety of perspectives, the authors present interviews, case studies, and analysis in the context of recent scholarship in such areas as urban sociology, geography, planning, and public policy. As well, they share accounts of their first-hand experience as academics, parents, and spouses living in New York City, San Diego, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Providence. With unique insight and rare candour, Gentrifier challenges readers' current understandings of gentrification and their own roles within their neighborhoods. A foreword by Peter Marcuse opens the volume.

Product Details ISBN: 9781442628410
ISBN-10: 1442628413
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication Date: August 29th, 2018
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Utp Insights