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44 results for “Gentrification”.


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Essay

Economics

Gentrification in TV S South Park

Words: 981
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

South Park's SodoSopa The animated series South Park on Comedy Central often features controversial and taboo subject matter on its show in its attempt to satirize contemporary social trends.…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Urban Studies

Williamsburg Gentrification and Commercialization in

Words: 1988
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

n comments about the store, consumers again note price as an inhibitive factor when it comes to shopping at Millennium Health, again signifying that consumers are aware of and…

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15 Pages
Term Paper

Business - Case Studies

Evolving Public Interpretation of Gentrification

Words: 4506
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Just like pornography, everyone seems to know \"gentrification\" when they see it. See a Starbucks or Whole Foods move into a neighborhood? That's gentrification. Find out that a house…

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30 Pages
Capstone Project

Government - Local

The Negative Effects of Gentrification on Low Income Citizens

Words: 5043
Length: 30 Pages
Type: Capstone Project

ECONOMIC DISPLACEMENT: IF MINNESOTA IS SO NICE, WHY IS IT SO BAD FOR SOMALI-AMERICAN FAMILIES?AbstractAn unfortunate but purportedly intentional concomitant of urban renewal has been the displacement of lower-income,…

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2 Pages
Essay

Sociology

Jamaica Queens bucking the gentrification trend

Words: 717
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Jamaica Queens When it comes to the facts, figures and details of New York City, there is a lot to see and fathom. This is especially true when it…

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5 Pages
Essay

Urban Studies

how artists drive gentrification and political issues

Words: 1578
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

.....gentrification" was first coined in 1964 by sociologist Ruth Glass, who commented on the changing "social character" of districts in London (Smith 1996, 33). Glass critiqued the process of…

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4 Pages
Essay

Urban Studies

Urban Studies Legend Jane Jacobs

Words: 1223
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

According to Jacobs, "It was being done unofficially when what had grown big and successful was used to eat up, or wipe away, or starve what was not." Besides…

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4 Pages
Research Proposal

Urban Studies

Racism and America's Urban Cycle

Words: 1303
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Essentially, those in the lower tiers of the urban socioeconomic hierarchy, rather than having been drawn out of despair, have been thrust to the periphery of America's 'revitalizing' cities.…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Urban Studies

Globalization Fostered by Free Flow of Information

Words: 1644
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Globalization, fostered by free flow of information and rapid progress in technology, is a driving force that no country can turn back. It does impose market discipline on the…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Urban Studies

Bedford Ave All the World's

Words: 2491
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

it's been fun, but I don't really know anyone here. I don't really do the bar scene, and that's pretty much what everyone else who lives in my building…

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5 Pages
Research Proposal

Family and Marriage

Metropolitan Development Affect Rates of

Words: 1924
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Contrary to what is often seen on the nightly news programs, there are still many people in this country and throughout the world who want to live in safe…

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4 Pages
Book Report

Family and Marriage

Embattled Paradise by Arlene Skolinck

Words: 1183
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Book Report

Embattled Paradise by Arlene Skolnick Embattled Paradise Title, Author, Publication Date Arlene S. Skolnick, Embattled Paradise: The American Family in an Age of Uncertainty, 1993 Book Summary The conflation…

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4 Pages
Introduction

Sociology

Williamsburg as Our Region With

Words: 1871
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Introduction

Larry Tee, for instance, an inhabitant who started the Berliniamsburg club in Williamsburg, which is credited with popularizing Electroclash, one of the neighborhood's best-known cultural exports explained that: "Six…

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17 Pages
Article

Agriculture

Challenges of Opening NYC Restaurant

Words: 4930
Length: 17 Pages
Type: Article

NYC African Restaurants African Restaurants African Restaurants in NYC The restaurant's soft industrial lighting makes the chrome gleam. A soft and expansive backdrop of blue gives the space a…

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20 Pages
Research Paper

Urban Studies

Housing Price Dynamics Within a

Words: 7112
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Houston's large supply of land means that demand growth primarily results in more construction, not higher prices" (McCullagh & Gilmer, 2008). However, it is important to realize that land…

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10 Pages
Capstone Project

Urban Studies

Detroit House Flipping

Words: 3676
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Capstone Project

Detroit House Flipping Detroit Housing evamp Detroit is a city that is indeed behind the proverbial "eight ball" in a lot of ways. The nastier parts of Detroit are…

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5 Pages
Essay

Government - Local

The Debate Over Who Owns Public Spaces

Words: 1490
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Davila, A. Puerto Ricans, Latinos, and the Neoliberal City. (p. 27-58). In his chapter, "Dream of Place and Housing Struggles," Davila makes the point that growing numbers of Latinos…

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2 Pages
Essay

Urban Studies

Resistance Dancing I Have Experienced

Words: 613
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

I think that one of the ways that break dancing helps to solidify resistance is through providing another avenue for a countercultural movement to grow. Due to the concerns…

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6 Pages
Essay

American History

What Makes Venice Beach Unique

Words: 1909
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Venice Beach Introduction Originally founded in 1905 by a tobacco businessman, Venice, California, was an independent city until 1925 when it merged with Los Angeles. Today, it is known…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Race

Streetwise in His Book Streetwise

Words: 1362
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

On the one hand, it recovers blighted property and so serves the needs of the city, providing housing where most would have though there was none, raising the tax…

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9 Pages
Research Paper

Transportation

Mass Transit in Atlanta GA

Words: 3427
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Research Paper

The Metro Atlanta Regional Transportation Association (MARTA) is the supervising authority of the mass public rail system that serves Atlanta and its surrounding areas. (Orr, April 1, 2011) MARTA…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

History

Latin Kings and Young Lords

Words: 1502
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Puerto Rican Gangs in Chicago The history of Puerto Rican gangs in Chicago is indelibly linked to politics. Many gang members of today might forget that fact, but the…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Government

Wal-Mart and the Death of

Words: 2459
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Shopping in small, Mom -- and Pop stores here is more an activity to pasture for you daily staff of life. These are spots to pasture psyches, for society,…

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2 Pages
Journal

Sociology

Motivation the Problem of Distancing

Words: 565
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Journal

102). The haves also create moral divisions to distance themselves from the have-nots. Cognitive distancing also puts the poor at a disadvantage. It manifests as "negative beliefs about [the…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Teen Pregnancy -- Boston MA

Words: 3069
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

According to Tamara Kreinin, president of the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S., "Manipulating facts about condoms is using a scare tactic to try and get kids…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Urban Studies

Memory and Place of Carlton

Words: 3276
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

). Waverley Park was designed for and reflected a demographic shift in Melbourne's population away from the inner suburbs to the south and east. Waverley Park was a symbol…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Women in Engineering Gender Has

Words: 1196
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Dr. Hayden believes the reason for this change at the school level is due to greater recruitment efforts, financial and academic support, and more women role models to provide…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Silver Lake Ethnic Neighborhood of Los Angeles

Words: 1054
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Silver Lake ethnic neighborhood of Los Angeles. Silver lake is a hilly located in the east of Hollywood and northwest of Downtown Los Angeles. When walking along the broad…

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6 Pages
Essay

Business

Business Structure John and Fred

Words: 1613
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Under this system, "each joint venture partner would separately account for and pay tax on its income and claim the proportionate share of joint venture expenses" (Ernst & Young,…

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15 Pages
Research Proposal

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice and Criminology the

Words: 5114
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Latinos participations are low in CAPS, and most of their members are unaware of the strategies of CAPS. Their levels of awareness have been on a declining state since…

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5 Pages
Book Review

Economics

Large Scale Restructuring Has Taken Place in

Words: 1544
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Book Review

Large scale restructuring has taken place in major urban centers of the worldthat included London, Singapore, San Francisco, Vancouver, and may more. 'Inner city' assumes much importance in the…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Business

Globalization and Technological Influences on International Mergers

Words: 1148
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Globalization and Technological Influences On International Mergers: DaimlerChrysler as a Case Study One of the most interesting international manufacturing mergers of the 20th century was the 1998 negotiation between…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Urban Studies

New York

Words: 1683
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

New York City: An Examination of Urban Design and Space Function as it Relates to Civic Participation The objective of this study is to examine urban design and space…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies

African-American Discrimination

Words: 3977
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

African-Americans are second only to Native Americans, historically, in terms of poor treatment at the hands of mainstream American society. Although African-Americans living today enjoy nominal equality, the social…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Urban Studies

Suburban Cities

Words: 3200
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

old, my parents and I moved from the sprawling, suburban township of Hudson, Ohio to the village at its center, and I fell in love with small, walkable cities…

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6 Pages
Creative Writing

Sociology

Social Work Community Analysis

Words: 1717
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Creative Writing

Community Anal Description In preparation for this paper, I reviewed all class notes and lectures. I also referred to Schriver's (2011) Human Behavior and the Social Environment and also…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Gender and Sexuality

Paris Is Burning

Words: 1207
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Paris is burning is a documentary released in 1990 by Jennie Livingston and comes forth as a poignant film that talks of patrons of the then still-burgeoning vogue ball…

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10 Pages
Essay

Transportation

Planyc for Smart Growth in New York

Words: 3757
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Essay

NYC Smart Growth In 2007, then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg initiated PlaNYC. Based on the principles of Smart Growth, the PlaNYC aims to prepare for and balance New York City's population…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

Drama - World

Little Odessa

Words: 1045
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Ethnography Little Odessa, the predominantly ussian-speaking enclave of South Brooklyn, has been a thriving community for decades that achieved political power on its own. The area comprising Brighton Beach…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Leadership

How the History of Film Has Developed

Words: 2061
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Films and Filmmaking As Spike Lee noted in the 25th Anniversary celebration of his film Do the Right Thing, "the only reason why my generation went to film school…

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2 Pages
Essay

American History

What Are the Different Types of Cuisine in America

Words: 656
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

American Cuisine As Davis, McBride et al. (2008), cuisine is "a form of cultural expression in the same way that sculpture and dance are" (p. 2). Thus, if we…

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8 Pages
Essay

Education

Social norms Conflict and its impact on'schooling

Words: 2685
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

Conflict of social norms and its effect on school environment Social norms can be defined as the rules that determine what should be done or avoided by people in…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Transportation

Negotiations Although Not an Actual

Words: 666
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Another surprising feature of our negotiations was the lack of back-and-forth collaboration and dialogue. In short, we did not engage in integrative bargaining or dynamic negotiation. I simply spat…

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4 Pages
Thesis

Teaching

Transformative Adult Education Did You

Words: 1350
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Thesis

They also focus more on institutional support, like the need for appropriate funding for such educational programs, rather than psychological issues attacked to assimilation. Changing demographics in recent years…

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