Essays about: "Gentrification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 70 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. THE HAMBURG-ST.-PAULI-BRANDDIALECTIC - Examining Hamburg’s city branding approach and its effects on the local Red-Light-District

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Miriam Green; [2019]
    Keywords : City Branding; Tourism; Gentrification; Red-Light District; Prostitution; Sex Work; Neoliberalism; Revanchist City; Entrepreneurial City; Reeperbahn; St. Pauli; Marke Hamburg; NION;

    Abstract : “What is certain is that the question of […] re-making a landscape of prostitution in the city […] needs to be viewed as part of a changing, global discourse on the nature of contemporary cities” (Aalbers & Sabat 2012, p. 114). READ MORE

  3. 3. Community in Transition: Investigating for Anticipating the Neighborhood Change - A Case Study of Klongsan District, Bangkok

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lapthawan Leerapongkul; [2019]
    Keywords : neighborhood change; gentrification; community; community development; residents perceptions; Bangkok; Klongsan; Suwannaphum Mosque Community;

    Abstract : Klongsan district, the residential area at the west side of Bangkok, lately becomes in the spotlight from being regenerated to be the new must-go attraction for tourists. The coming of mega-projects brings about an influx of visitors flowing to visit such area more than ever before. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. The Green and Just City? Discourses on urban greening in local sustainability planning

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Sara Ullström; [2019]
    Keywords : urban greening; sustainability planning; justice; critical discourse analysis; Fairclough; Social Sciences; Law and Political Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In the realm of urban planning, urban greening – the creation or restoration of green spaces in cities – has risen as an attractive approach for policy-makers and planners engaged in sustainability. As the benefits of urban greening are many, from social and cultural to environmental and economic, it has become positioned as a win-win solution to several urban challenges related to sustainable development. READ MORE