Political Ecologies of Gentrification

  title={Political Ecologies of Gentrification},
  author={Noah Quastel},
  journal={Urban Geography},
  pages={694 - 725}
  • Noah Quastel
  • Published 1 October 2009
  • Sociology
  • Urban Geography
This article explores the possibilities for a political ecology of gentrification. Gentrification research, while firmly rooted in materialist social science, has not yet broadened its interests to consider ecological aspects of, or the role in gentrification of, discourses, social movements, and state policies of the environment. Understanding the political ecologies of gentrification involves recognizing the ways in which material relations and uneven resource consumption, concepts of nature… 
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