Gentrification & Psychology - Lessons from Britain. Descriptive Essay by Top Papers

Gentrification & Psychology - Lessons from Britain.
A look at the negative psychology of gentrification.
# 139401 | 1,250 words | 2 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Engineering (Civil and Environment)

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This paper address the negative psychology of gentrification and its implications for citizens of cities, architects, designers and planners. The paper includes references to investigative and theoretical works discussing what gentrification really implies. The paper defines gentrification as a quality of life/improvement myth, and the need for a different culture.

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"Neo-liberal economic planning arrived in Great Britain in the early 1980s, towards more home ownership opportunities, much new poverty and displacement, and the rise of a nouveau riche class that would transform London and other principal cities. A good deal that was experienced in Britain has since been duplicated in North American cities towards a new psychology of home ownership, gentrification and, unfortunately, a fortress mentality that favours excluding citizens who do not fit within a very appearance-minded attitude. As this paper's last section stresses..."

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