Displacement or Succession?

  title={Displacement or Succession?},
  author={Lance M. Freeman},
  journal={Urban Affairs Review},
  pages={463 - 491}
  • L. Freeman
  • Published 1 March 2005
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This article examines the extent to which gentrification in U.S. neighborhoods is associated with displacement by comparing mobility and displacement in gentrifying neighborhoods with mobility and displacement in similar neighborhoods that did not undergo gentrification. The results suggest that displacement and higher mobility play minor if any roles as forces of change in gentrifying neighborhoods. Demographic change in gentrifying neighborhoods appears to be a consequence of lower rates of… 

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