By Sabiyha Prince

This ebook makes use of qualitative facts to discover the stories and concepts of African americans confronting and developing gentrification in Washington, D.C. It contextualizes Black Washingtonians’ views on belonging and attachment in the course of a marked interval of city restructuring and demographic swap within the Nation’s Capital and sheds gentle at the strategy of social hierarchies and standpoints unfolding over the years. African american citizens and Gentrification in Washington, D.C. emerges as a portrait of a heterogeneous African American inhabitants in which individuals outline their identification and tradition as a humans educated by means of the impression of injustice at the city panorama. It offers oral heritage and ethnographic information on present and previous African American citizens of D.C. and combines those findings with analyses from institutional, statistical, and scholarly experiences on wealth inequality, shortages in reasonable housing, and premiums of unemployment. Prince contends that gentrification seizes upon and fosters asymmetric improvement, vulnerability and alienation and contributes to classed and racialized tensions in affected groups in a booklet that may curiosity social scientists operating within the fields of serious city reviews and concrete ethnography. African american citizens and Gentrification in Washington, D.C. also will invigorate discussions of neoliberalism, serious whiteness experiences and race family within the twenty first Century.

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