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The Resource How to kill a city : gentrification, inequality, and the fight for the neighborhood, Peter Moskowitz

How to kill a city : gentrification, inequality, and the fight for the neighborhood, Peter Moskowitz

Label
How to kill a city : gentrification, inequality, and the fight for the neighborhood
Title
How to kill a city
Title remainder
gentrification, inequality, and the fight for the neighborhood
Statement of responsibility
Peter Moskowitz
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The term gentrification has become a buzzword to describe the changes in urban neighborhoods across the country, but we don't realize just how threatening it is. It means more than the arrival of trendy shops, much-maligned hipsters, and expensive lattes. The very future of American cities as vibrant, equitable spaces hangs in the balance. Peter Moskowitz's How to Kill a City takes readers from the kitchen tables of hurting families who can no longer afford their homes to the corporate boardrooms and political backrooms where destructive housing policies are devised. Along the way, Moskowitz uncovers the massive, systemic forces behind gentrification in New Orleans, Detroit, San Francisco, and New York. The deceptively simple question of who can and cannot afford to pay the rent goes to the heart of America's crises of race and inequality. In the fight for economic opportunity and racial justice, nothing could be more important than housing. A vigorous, hard-hitting expose, How to Kill a City reveals who holds power in our cities-and how we can get
Summary
Citing examples from New Orleans, Detroit, San Francisco and New York, a journalist describes the negative effects of “gentrification” and reveals the destructive housing policies that are devised in corporate boardrooms and political back rooms across the country
Tone
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10554835
Cataloging source
DLC
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1988-
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Moskowitz, Peter
Dewey number
307.3/362
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HT175
LC item number
.M67 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Gentrification
  • Equality
  • Urban poor
  • Middle class
  • Equality
  • Gentrification
  • Middle class
  • Urban poor
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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gentrification, inequality, and the fight for the neighborhood
Label
How to kill a city : gentrification, inequality, and the fight for the neighborhood, Peter Moskowitz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-245) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: New Orleans. Hanging on ; How gentrification works ; Destroy to rebuild -- Part 2: Detroit. The new Detroit ; The 7.2 ; How the slate got blank -- Part 2: San Francisco. The gentrified city ; Growth machine ; the new geography of inequality -- Part 4: New York. An elegy ; New York is not meant for people ; Fight back -- Conclusion: Toward an un-gentrified future
Control code
ocn961098510
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 258 pages
Isbn
9781568585239
Lccn
2016042410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)961098510
Label
How to kill a city : gentrification, inequality, and the fight for the neighborhood, Peter Moskowitz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-245) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: New Orleans. Hanging on ; How gentrification works ; Destroy to rebuild -- Part 2: Detroit. The new Detroit ; The 7.2 ; How the slate got blank -- Part 2: San Francisco. The gentrified city ; Growth machine ; the new geography of inequality -- Part 4: New York. An elegy ; New York is not meant for people ; Fight back -- Conclusion: Toward an un-gentrified future
Control code
ocn961098510
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 258 pages
Isbn
9781568585239
Lccn
2016042410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)961098510

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