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Does gentrification help or harm urban neighbourhoods? An assessment of the evidence-base in the context of the new urban agenda (CNR paper 5)

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Author(s)

  • Rowland Atkinson

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Publication details

JournalUrban Studies
DatePublished - 2002
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

Examines the research literature on gentrification dealing specifically with its neighbourhood impacts. Describes the systematic review and its methodology and provides some; commentary on the wider use and appropriation of systematic reviews as a method for social and urban analysis. Examines the costs of gentrification and the positive; neighbourhood impacts of gentrification. Looks at the implications of this research for the Government's proposals to encourage an urban renaissance through encouraging middle; class and professional households back to the city. Suggests that there is little reason to expect that future waves of gentrification will be any less damaging than that; documented so far.

    Research areas

  • Urban areas, neighbourhoods, urban renewal, social impact, costs, communities, affordable housing, homelessness, crime, services, poverty, united kingdom, ib306, ejc

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