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Divergent Pathways of Gentrification
Gentrification has inspired considerable debate, but direct examination of its uneven evolution across time and space is rare. We address this gap by developing a conceptual framework on the socialExpand
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Gentrification and Residential Mobility in Philadelphia
Gentrification has provoked considerable controversy surrounding its effects on residential displacement. Using a unique individual-level, longitudinal data set, this study examines mobility ratesExpand
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Racial and Spatial Targeting: Segregation and Subprime Lending within and across Metropolitan Areas
Recent studies find that high levels of black-white segregation increased rates of foreclosures and subprime lending across US metropolitan areas during the housing crisis. These studies speculateExpand
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Gentrification in Changing Cities
This article examines how the rise of immigration and its associated racial and ethnic changes relate to gentrification. In the decades following the 1965 Hart-Celler Act, gentrification has occurredExpand
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The Social Construction of a Gentrifying Neighborhood
This study draws upon cognitive maps and interviews with 56 residents living in a gentrifying area to examine how residents socially construct neighborhoods. Most minority respondents, regardless ofExpand
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Pioneers of Gentrification: Transformation in Global Neighborhoods in Urban America in the Late Twentieth Century
  • J. Hwang
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Demography
  • 1 February 2016
Few studies have considered the role of immigration in the rise of gentrification in the late twentieth century. Analysis of U.S. Census and American Community Survey data over 24 years and fieldExpand
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Racialized Recovery: Post-Foreclosure Pathways in Distressed Neighborhoods in Boston
This study examines trajectories of foreclosed properties in areas severely impacted by the foreclosure crisis and their association with local crime and disorder. Studies have found that propertyExpand
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What Have We Learned About the Causes of Recent Gentrification?
Since 2000, strengthening gentrification in an expanding section of cities and neighborhoods has renewed interest from policymakers, researchers, and the public in the causes of gentrification. TheExpand
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The Consequences of Gentrification: A Focus on Residents’ Financial Health in Philadelphia
There have been considerable debate and controversy about the effects of gentrification on neighborhoods and the people residing in them. This paper draws on a unique large-scale consumer creditExpand
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While Some Things Change, Some Things Stay The Same: Reflections on the Study of Gentrification
Although we have been studying gentrification for more than 50 years now, gentrification seems to have become a hot topic of public concern only in recent years. The growing interest in theExpand
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