Essays about: "Gentrification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 essays containing the word Gentrification.

  1. 1. Gentrification in London : A multi-method study of unequal growth

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Thea Gasparyan; [2020]
    Keywords : Gentrification; London; London living wage; Housing; Income; Anti-gentrification;

    Abstract : Since the 1950s London has been going through gentrification and has been unequal for the city from the beginning. The purpose of this thesis was to study the recent implications of gentrification developed around London’s boroughs by looking at income, education, housing prices, London living wage and council housing between the years of 2012 and 2017. READ MORE

  2. 2. “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

  3. 3. Sustainable Urban Development and the Urban Waterfront: A Case study of Western Harbor, Malmö

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Marie Urfels; [2019]
    Keywords : SDG 11; waterfront development; new-build gentrification; adequate housing; social equity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Increasing urbanization and the commodification of housing have contributed to limited availability of affordable housing in many cities worldwide. Marked-based rent regulations and the redevelop-ment of post-industrial harbor districts have given rise to the emergence of new-build gentrification in many cities. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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