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Crisis Cities: Disaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans

Kevin Fox Gotham and Miriam Greenberg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199752225
eISBN:
9780199371983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752225.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

This book blends critical theoretical insight with a historically grounded comparative study to examine the form, trajectory, and contradictions of redevelopment efforts following the 9/11 and ... More


Fighting “Negro Clearance”: Black Elites and Urban Redevelopment Policy

Preston H. Smith

in Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816637027
eISBN:
9781452945811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816637027.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the class conflict that occurred between national black elites and a coalition of local black civic, neighborhood, and business leaders over slum clearance and urban ... More


The Policy and Politics of Urban Redevelopment

Debbie Becher

in Private Property and Public Power: Eminent Domain in Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199322541
eISBN:
9780199394746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199322541.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter synthesizes national histories of urban redevelopment and eminent domain policies to provide the context in which the research on Philadelphia in the 1990s and 2000s, presented in the ... More


The Legacy Effect of Squatter Settlements on Urban Redevelopment

Ignacio A. Navarro and Geoffrey K. Turnbull

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The chapter presents a theoretical model that seeks to answer the question of why former squatter settlements tend to upgrade/redevelop at a slower pace than otherwise similar settlements originating ... More


Urban Redevelopment and Mexican American Barrios in the Socio-Spatial Order

Nestor Rodriguez

in Latino Urbanism: The Politics of Planning, Policy and Redevelopment

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784044
eISBN:
9780814724705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784044.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter addresses the effects of urban redevelopment on Mexican American barrios. It shows how redevelopment policy has conferred little benefit, social or economic, on barrio communities in ... More


The endogenous dynamics of urban renewal and gentrification in Seoul

Seong-Kyu Ha

in Global gentrifications: Uneven development and displacement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313472
eISBN:
9781447313502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the endogenous dynamics of urban renewal in Seoul, South Korea, and terms it ‘renewal-induced gentrification’. Seoul has been witnessing one of the world’s most aggressive ... More


Community responses to displacement as a result of (re)development

Marjorie Mayo

in Changing Communities: Stories of Migration, Displacement and Solidarities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447329312
eISBN:
9781447329466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329312.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses upon community responses to dispossession and displacement as a result of (re)development. Having summarised varying definitions and approaches the chapter moves on to explore ... More


Potential Thugs and Gangsters: Youth and the Spatial Politics of Urban Redevelopment

Jennifer Tilton

in Dangerous or Endangered?: Race and the Politics of Youth in Urban America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783115
eISBN:
9780814784273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783115.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines Oakland's urban redevelopment from a citywide perspective, with particular emphasis on the relationship between the politics of youth and the spatial politics of urban ... More


Between economic revival and social disruption: the redevelopment of Greater Downtown and the emergence of new socio-spatial inequalities

René Kreichauf

in Why Detroit Matters: Decline, Renewal and Hope in a Divided City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327868
eISBN:
9781447327882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327868.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter analyzes Detroit’s approaches to redeveloping its Downtown and Midtown and the consequences for the urban society. To do so, it briefly presents neo-Marxist perspectives on the study of ... More


Neighborhood Nonprofits Tap Outside Resources for Development

Carolyn T. Adams

in From the Outside In: Suburban Elites, Third-Sector Organizations, and the Reshaping of Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451621
eISBN:
9780801471858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451621.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines how community nonprofit organizations are mobilizing substantial outside funding, including government support, to preserve and rebuild disadvantaged neighborhoods in greater ... More


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