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Selling the Neighborhood: Commodification versus Differential Space

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/9780252040504.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores various efforts to “sell” neighborhoods as well as the construction and destruction of community through commodification. Using as examples Paseo Boricua in Humboldt Park and ... More


Creating Homoutopia: Féral Benga’s Body in the Matrix of Modernism

James Smalls

in Afromodernisms: Paris, Harlem and the Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748646401
eISBN:
9780748684410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646401.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter recovers the legacy and the person of Senegalese dancer and model Féral Benga, who became a focus for black and white artists in the 1920s and 1930s. It addresses the manner in which ... More


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