Gentrification and the Rent Gap

@article{Smith1987GentrificationAT,
  title={Gentrification and the Rent Gap},
  author={Neil Smith},
  journal={Annals of The Association of American Geographers},
  year={1987},
  volume={77},
  pages={462-465}
}
  • N. Smith
  • Published 1 September 1987
  • Economics
  • Annals of The Association of American Geographers
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