In this book, Desena examines the ways that working class residents and incoming gentrifiers form parallel cultures within the shared physical spaces of their community. Gentrification and Inequality in Brooklyn touches on issues familiar to anyone who has lived in a multi-class or multi-ethnic community, while offering new perspectives on the ways that such communities develop and maintain the boundaries of social segregation.Greenpointa#39;s waterfront overlooking Manhattana#39;s east side lay dormant for years, quieted by deindustrialization. ... board developed a 197A Plan, which recommended all kinds of benefits for the community to city government in the form of housing, parks, schools, and social services. ... I have observed a resident who was double-parked in order to unload her car of packages and pets issued a ticket.
|Title||:||The Gentrification and Inequality in Brooklyn|
|Publisher||:||Lexington Books - 2009-06-16|