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The Real People: Selecting the Authentic Old-Timer

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/9780226076645.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines four questions about preservationists' selection process. First, which longtime residents do they seek to preserve? Specifically, whom do they believe has the greatest claim to ... 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


Conclusion

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/9780226076645.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

It is plausible that some of the very concerns that inspire social preservationists' attention to old-timers encouraged scholars to overlook social preservation or at least to leave it unexplored. ... More


Burnt-Out Fairy Tales: Preservation as a Metaphor for Loss After Socialism

Victoria Donovan

in Chronicles in Stone: Preservation, Patriotism, and Identity in Northwest Russia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747878
eISBN:
9781501747892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747878.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter draws on newspaper publications, radio and television broadcasts, and legal documents. It explores local heritage politics during the economic and cultural liberalization of the Yeltsin ... More


Countryside Conservatism and Conservation

Christopher J. Manganiello

in Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620053
eISBN:
9781469623306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620053.003.0007
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter delves into how Savannah River valley residents had organized to oppose aspects of Georgia's and South Carolina's hydraulic waterscape. Aside from the Flint River case, southerners had a ... More


California’s Eugenic Landscapes

Alexandra Minna Stern

in Eugenic Nation: Faults and Frontiers of Better Breeding in Modern America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285064
eISBN:
9780520960657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285064.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the relationship between nature-making and eugenics in California. Eugenicists profoundly shaped California's landscapes. Their approaches to the environment encompassed the ... More


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