Essays about: "Gentrification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 essays containing the word Gentrification.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Colourful voices : centering LGBTQ+ perspectives of public spaces

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Petronella Magnusson; [2018]
    Keywords : LGBTQ ; ; urban; planning; landscape architecture; public spaces; intersectionality; representation; queer; Jim Deva Plaza; Davie Village; Vancouver;

    Abstract : How inclusive are public spaces for LGBTQ+ peoples and what can be made visible through using an intersectional approach in urban planning and landscape architecture processes? At the UN Habitat III meeting in Quito 2016, the UN failed to recognize LGBTQ+ peoples in their Sustainable Development Goals (UN 2015) as 17 countries voted against it. Liljefors (2016) points out the importance of inclusive policies on a global level as many planners work towards these on a local level, and therefore impacting who is included in the cities we build. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social Sustainability Depends : a Study on Urban Transformation and Social Inclusion in Norra Sorgenfri

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Marcus Ljunggren; Sebastian Renfro; [2018]
    Keywords : Norra Sorgenfri; Urban Transformation; Social sustainability; Gentrification; Municipal planning; Social Equity;

    Abstract : In many cities worldwide, decaying neighborhoods - residential or post-industrial - undergo urban renewal. Often located close to city centres, these neighborhoods hold the potential to be transformed into new, attractive residential- and mixed-use blocks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Relaunching Annelund

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Heena Srinivasan; [2018]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : RELAUNCHING ANNELUND A responsible urban restoration project. Annelund is a diverse neighbourhood in Malmö both in terms of the functions and the many foreign born inhabitants. The urban restoration of this area is planned to upgrade the quality and safety of the area. READ MORE