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Stayers Then and Now: Getting and Keeping a Slice of Stuy Town

Rachael A. Woldoff, Lisa M. Morrison, and Michael R. Glass

in Priced Out: Stuyvesant Town and the Loss of Middle-Class Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812462
eISBN:
9781479840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812462.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 2 shifts the focus to the longtime residents’ life histories in Stuyvesant Town. This chapter provides readers with an understanding of older residents’ perceptions of the joys and problems ... More


Self-Representation: Old-Timers' Perspectives

Japonica Brown-Saracino

in A Neighborhood That Never Changes: Gentrification, Social Preservation, and the Search for Authenticity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076621
eISBN:
9780226076645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076645.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the response of those whom social preservationists regard as old-timers to gentrification. Drawing from interviews and observations, it documents their perspectives on community ... More


Ruffians along the Border

Robert V. Haynes

in The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125770
eISBN:
9780813135434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the continuation of Robert Williams' regime as the governor of the Natchez District. It discusses his strongest critics, the Greens of Jefferson County and the longtime ... More


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