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Aesthetics of gentrification : seductive spaces and exclusive communities in the neoliberal city /edited by Christoph Lindner and Gerard F. Sandoval.

  • BokEngelska2021

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  • Publicerad:Amsterdam :Publicerad:Amsterdam University Press,Publicerad:[2021]
  • Copyright:©2021
  • 295 pagesillustrations24 cm.
  • texttxtrdacontent
  • unmediatednrdamedia
  • volumencrdacarrier


  • LIBRIS-ID:2gb6jj5h08qfmd1n
  • ISBN:9789463722032

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  • Språk:engelska



  • Cities and cultures


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Frontmatter --Contents --Acknowledgements --1. Introduction: Aesthetics of Gentrification --Part 1 Spaces of Global Consumption --2. The Forces of Decline and Regeneration : A Discussion of Jane Jacobs and Gentrification --3. Silicon Wafers and Office Park Dreams : Cross-Cultural Designs, Aesthetics, and Art in and around California's Santa Clara Valley --4. Selling Authenticity: The Aesthetics of Design Boutiques in Montreal --5. The Import of a Narrative : The Role of Aesthetics and Discursive Elements in Fabricating Change in the Centre of São Paulo --Part 2 Anxiety and Visibility --6. Race, Authenticity, and the Gentrified Aesthetics of Belonging in Washington, D.C. --7. Art and the Aesthetics of Cultural Gentrification : The Cases of Boyle Heights and Little Tokyo in Los Angeles --8. In Residence: Witnessing and Gentrification in Susan Silton's Los Angeles --9. Satellite Dishes, a Creative Incubator, and the Displacement of Aesthetics in Amsterdam --Part 3 Agency, Voices, and Activism --10. Boulevard Transition, Hipster Aesthetics, and Anti- Gentrification Struggles in Los Angeles --11. Speculative Spaces in Grand Paris : Reading JR in Clichy-sous- Bois and Montfermeil --12. On Empty Spaces, Silence, and the Pause --13. The "Smart Safe City" : Gendered Time, Violence, and Displacement in India's Digital Urban Age --Index
  • Gentrification is reshaping cities worldwide, resulting in seductive spaces and exclusive communities that aspire to innovation, creativity, sustainability, and technological sophistication. Gentrification is also contributing to growing social-spatial division and urban inequality and precarity. In a time of escalating housing crisis, unaffordable cities, and racial tension, scholars speak of eco-gentrification, techno-gentrification, super-gentrification, and planetary-gentrification to describe the different forms and scales of involuntary displacement occurring in vulnerable communities in response to current patterns of development and the hype-driven discourses of the creative city, smart city, millennial city, and sustainable city. In this context, how do contemporary creative practices in art, architecture, and related fields help to produce or resist gentrification? What does gentrification look and feel like in specific sites and communities around the globe, and how is that appearance or feeling implicated in promoting stylized renewal to a privileged public? In what ways do the aesthetics of gentrification express contested conditions of migration and mobility? Addressing these questions, this book examines the relationship between aesthetics and gentrification in contemporary cities from multiple, comparative, global, and transnational perspectives.

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  • Lindner, Christoph,1971- (redaktör/utgivare)
  • Sandoval, Gerard F. (redaktör/utgivare)


  • Cities and cultures

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