Essays about: "Gentrification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 essays containing the word Gentrification.

  1. 1. “What is the alternative? Not trying to mix? Nah.” A case study on housing and social mix policies within physical planning in Malmö, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Astrid Bachs; [2019]
    Keywords : Social mix; housing mix; physical planning; neoliberal urbanism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Residential segregation is seen as a growing problem within many urban areas today. Segregation is assumed to hamper social integration and the life-chances of disadvantaged as well as creating instability in society. One policy measure to deal with residential segregation is to increase the variation in the housing structure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban Redevelopment in Shenzhen, China : Neoliberal Urbanism, Gentrification, and Everyday Life in Baishizhou Urban Village

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Johan Backholm; [2019]
    Keywords : Urban Redevelopment; Neoliberal Urbanism; Gentrification; Urban Village; China;

    Abstract : Urban redevelopment is increasingly used as a policy tool for economic growth by local governments in Chinese cities, which is taking place amid rapid urbanization and in an expanding globalized economy. Along with the spatial transformation, urban redevelopment often entails socioeconomic change in the form of processes of gentrification, which is propelled by the dominance of neoliberal market-oriented policy and practice in the country. READ MORE

  3. 3. Entrepreneurialism and sustainability in Helsingborg- A critical discourse analysis of city marketing in the urban renewal project H+

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Simon Homander; [2019]
    Keywords : State-led gentrification; green gentrification; city marketing; critical discourse analysis; H ; Helsingborg; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This essay highlights the increasingly important role of city marketing in urban renewal. In particular, it focuses on the way that discourses in city marketing can impact the social geography of the city. In light of the urban renewal project H+, this thesis examines Helsingborg´s city marketing. READ MORE

  4. 4. At what price? Searching for environmentally sustainable and socially just urban greening strategies in Malmö, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Victoria Jepson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Urban Greening; Social Justice; Urban Planning; Critical Urban Theory; Malmö; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : With sustainability at the forefront of many cities’ urban development plans, it is possible that sustainable polices are targeted to attract a certain group of inhabitants. Malmö, Sweden, has implemented changes in order to gain international recognition as a green city but has also been experiencing growing residential segregation. READ MORE

  5. 5. "I don't care if they put trees on it, it's still a skyscraper" Exploring activists' dissensus against Milan's urban greening and sustainability approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Lucia Di Paola; [2019]
    Keywords : Eco-urbanism; urban political ecology; green gentrification; right to the city; urban dissensus; sustainability science; Milan; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Eco-urbanism is today’s mainstream approach to urban greening and sustainability. This approach, however, remains disconnected from issues of social justice. As a reaction, urban political ecology (UPE) argues for greater engagement with urban activists’ dissensus as a strategy to develop more just sustainable cities. READ MORE