Rethinking Gentrification: Beyond the Uneven Development of Marxist Urban Theory

  title={Rethinking Gentrification: Beyond the Uneven Development of Marxist Urban Theory},
  author={Dirk Rose},
  journal={Environment and Planning D: Society and Space},
  pages={47 - 74}
  • D. Rose
  • Published 1 March 1984
  • Economics
  • Environment and Planning D: Society and Space
In this paper, I make a critical assessment of the ways that issues relating to the ‘gentrification’ of inner-city neighbourhoods have been conceptualised, especially in North America, in both positivist and extant marxist work, I aim to rethink the processes generating ‘gentrification’ and ‘gentrifiers' and our ‘ways of seeing’ the results of these processes, First, I address epistemological problems of neoclassical and marxist approaches to this subject. Second, I critically appraise the… 
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