The Contested Nexus of Los Angeles Koreatown: Capital Restructuring, Gentrification, and Displacement

@article{Park2008TheCN,
  title={The Contested Nexus of Los Angeles Koreatown: Capital Restructuring, Gentrification, and Displacement},
  author={Kyeyoung Park and Jessica Y. Kim},
  journal={Amerasia Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={34},
  pages={126 - 150}
}
In this essay, we argue that ethnic Americans and new immigrants are both influenced by and affect urban development differently in a new era of globalization. Varied spatial practices take place among the mosaic of races, ethnicities, classes, and genders. Alliances and struggles shape conflicting communal perceptions of identity within those spaces. Equally important is the notion that many Korean Americans use the inner city Koreatown and their respective suburban residential communities as… 
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