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Development, Neighborhood, and Civic Life: The Question of Broader Integration

Robert J. Chaskin and Mark L. Joseph

in Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226164397
eISBN:
9780226303901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303901.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the relationships of the mixed-income developments to the broader neighborhoods in which they sit and the extent to which, beyond social and physical integration among residents ... More


Neighbourhood sustainability: residents' perceptions and perspectives

John Flint

in The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426673
eISBN:
9781447305545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426673.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents qualitative evidence from six low income neighbourhoods in Britain to explore residents' perceptions of, and perspectives on, neighbourhood change and sustainability. Residents ... More


Placing health: Neighbourhood renewal, health improvement and complexity

Tim Blackman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346117
eISBN:
9781447302971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346117.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Where people live matters to their health. Health-improvement strategies often target where people live, but do they work? This book tackles this question by exploring new theoretical, empirical, and ... More


Prevailing Approaches to the Study of Neighborhoods and Change

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines prevailing approaches to the study of neighborhoods and neighborhood change, paying attention to how they help describe and explain as well as produce urban dynamics. It begins ... More


Understanding Change in Today’s Changing Urban Mosaic

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines the effects of classifying neighborhoods based on ecological indicators, both in the form of representations of space and in the policies/interventions derived from their use. ... More


Changing places: the families and their neighbourhoods

Katharine Mumford and Anne Power

in East Enders: Family and community in East London

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344960
eISBN:
9781447302179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344960.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter aims to show how much the families care about their community, and how much they are linked to doing things in their neighbourhood. It illustrates how the families felt their ... More


Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

John J Betancur and Janet L Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Based on historical case studies in Chicago, this book focuses on both the theoretical and practical explanations for why neighborhoods change today. It shows that a diverse collection of people ... More


Conclusion

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book has highlighted the shortcomings of both mainstream and critical approaches used to explain how and why neighborhoods change by focusing on the case of Chicago. The evidence it has ... More


Recasting Race/Ethnicity: The Gentrification of Bronzeville and Pilsen

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines how race and ethnicity get attached to neighborhood change by comparing and contrasting the presumed gentrification of two Chicago neighborhoods, Pilsen and Bronzeville: the ... More


Constructing Carceral Space: How Englewood Became the Ghetto

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter offers a historical account of how Englewood—a South Side neighborhood that went from white to black and from middle-class to poor—became a ghetto. More specifically, it examines the ... More


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