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Gentrification and inequality in Brooklyn the new kids on the block

Judith N. DeSena


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  • Title:
    Gentrification and inequality in Brooklyn the new kids on the block
  • Author: Judith N. DeSena
  • Description: 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.
    In this book, Desena examines the ways that working class residents and incoming gentrifiers form parallel cultures within the shared physical spaces of their community. Gentrification and Inequality in Brooklyn touches on issues familiar to anyone who has lived in a multi-class or multi-ethnic community, while offering new perspectives on the ways that such communities develop and maintain the boundaries of social segregation.
  • Publication Date: c2009
  • Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books
  • Format: 1 online resource (116 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-49476-7;ISBN 9786612494765;ISBN 0-7391-3809-X
  • Subjects: Gentrification -- New York (State) -- New York; Urban renewal -- New York (State) -- New York; Greenpoint (New York, N.Y.) -- Economic conditions; Greenpoint (New York, N.Y.) -- Social conditions; Greenpoint (New York, N.Y.); Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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