By Winifred Curran
This e-book explores how gentrification frequently reinforces conventional gender roles and spatial structures throughout the means of reshaping the labour, housing, advertisement and coverage landscapes of town. It focuses specifically at the influence of gentrification on ladies and racialized males, exploring how gentrification raises the price of residing, serves to slim housing offerings, make social copy dearer, and boundaries the scope of the democratic technique. This has led to the displacement of the various phenomena as soon as thought of to be the emancipatory hallmarks of gentrification, equivalent to gayborhoods. The e-book explores the function of gentrification within the greater social tactics in which gender is consistently reconstituted. In so doing, it makes transparent that the unwanted effects of gentrification are way more wide-ranging than popularly understood, and makes techniques for renewed activism and coverage that locations gender at its middle.
This is efficacious analyzing for college students, researchers, and activists drawn to social and financial geography, urban making plans, gender reports, city reports, sociology, and cultural studies.
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Gender and Gentrification (Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City) by Winifred Curran