Gentrification and Community Fabric in Chicago

  title={Gentrification and Community Fabric in Chicago},
  author={J. Betancur},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  pages={383 - 406}
  • J. Betancur
  • Published 2011
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Urban Studies
  • Critical authors of gentrification point to its deleterious impacts on displaced residents. Research on the nature or actual forms of impacts has not advanced much, however. This paper attempts to specify impacts on low-income racial/ethnic groups (Latinos in particular) in five Chicago neighbourhoods, with a particular focus on neighbourhood-based fabrics of support and advancement. Limited in their mobility and exchange value resources, lower-income groups depend on such fabrics far more than… CONTINUE READING
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