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Mixture without mating: partial gentrification in the case of Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Talja Blokland and Gwen van Eijk

in Mixed Communities: Gentrification By Stealth?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847424938
eISBN:
9781447305538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424938.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on the actual experience of social mix in gentrifying urban neighbourhoods in the Netherlands. It begins by outlining the results of quantitative work that deals with the notion ... More


Bargaining for Brooklyn: Community Organizations in the Entrepreneurial City

Nicole P. Marwell

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226509068
eISBN:
9780226509082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509082.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

When middle-class residents fled American cities in the 1960s and 1970s, government services and investment capital left too. Countless urban neighborhoods thus entered phases of precipitous decline, ... More


Ageing in urban neighbourhoods: Place attachment and social exclusion

Allison E. Smith

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422712
eISBN:
9781447301448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422712.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Many western nations have experienced a rise in the number of marginalised and deprived inner-city neighbourhoods. Despite a plethora of research focused on these areas, there remain few studies that ... More


Urban ageing

Allison E. Smith

in Ageing in urban neighbourhoods: Place attachment and social exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422712
eISBN:
9781447301448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422712.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter discusses the experience of ageing in urban cities. It demonstrates trends in demographic ageing and urbanisation. It examines the factors that have been discovered to foster as well as ... More


A Four-Category Taxonomy of Disorder

Nicole Stelle Garnett

in Ordering the City: Land Use, Policing, and the Restoration of Urban America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124941
eISBN:
9780300155051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124941.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter first discusses the confusion about what disorder is and the paucity of careful thinking about how manifestations of disorder interact with one another. It highlights how this confusion ... More


Conclusion – cities need families

Anne Power

in City survivors: Bringing up children in disadvantaged neighbourhoods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420503
eISBN:
9781447301875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420503.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter draws together evidence from the families in the study that: a) disadvantaged neighbourhoods make family life difficult; b) in order to survive families build local community links; c) ... More


Intervening in gang-affected neighbourhoods

John Pitts

in Prevention and youth crime: Is early intervention working?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422637
eISBN:
9781447303060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422637.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Violent youth gangs are almost invariably located in economically distressed urban neighbourhoods. Many U.S. studies and recent experience in Europe and the United Kingdom indicate that poor housing, ... More


Prostitution, gentrification, and the limits of neighbourhood space

Phil Hubbard, Rosie Campbell, Maggie O'Neill, Jane Pitcher, and Jane Scoular

in Securing an urban renaissance: Crime, community, and British urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348159
eISBN:
9781447303329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348159.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the impact of gentrification and prostitution on urban neighbourhood space. The studies in five British cities suggest there are a multitude of tensions that may arise in areas ... More


The Lower Classes Under the Oligarchic State

Susan C. Stokes

in Cultures in Conflict: Social Movements and the State in Peru

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520086173
eISBN:
9780520916234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520086173.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the political life and culture of the popular sectors from the oligarchic state period of the 1930s through the late 1960s. It argues that, despite the rise in the early 1930s ... More


Epilogue Toward the Posthuman Ruin

in Untimely Ruins: An Archaeology of American Urban Modernity, 1819-1919

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226946634
eISBN:
9780226946658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226946658.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The total wars of the twentieth century wrought severe devastation that does not seem to fit with aesthetic or sentimental responses, such as those still evident after the San Francisco earthquake. ... More


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