Gentrification by Loretta LeesGentrification by Loretta Lees


byLoretta Lees, Tom Slater, Elvin Wyly

Paperback | August 24, 2007

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This first textbook on the topic of gentrification is written for upper-level undergraduates in geography, sociology, and planning. The gentrification of urban areas has accelerated across the globe to become a central engine of urban development, and it is a topic that has attracted a great deal of interest in both academia and the popular press.Gentrificationpresents major theoretical ideas and concepts with case studies, and summaries of the ideas in the book as well as offering ideas for future research.

Loretta Leesis Reader in Geography at Kings College-London.Elvin Wylyis Associate Professor of Geography at the University of British Columbia.TomSlateris Lecturer of Urban Studies at the University of Bristol.
Title:GentrificationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:August 24, 2007Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415950376

ISBN - 13:9780415950374

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Table of Contents


1 The Birth of Gentrification

2 Production Explanations

3 Consumption Explanations

4 The Mutation of Gentrification

5 Contemporary Gentrification

6 Gentrification positive or negative?

7 The Future of Gentrification?