How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood

How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood Author Peter Moskowitz
ISBN-10 1568585233
ISBN-13 9781568585239
Year 2017-03-07
Pages 272
Language English
Publisher Nation Books
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p p1 margin 0 0px 0 0px 0 0px 0 0px font 12 0px Times New Roman p p2 margin 0 0px 0 0px 0 0px 0 0px font 12 0px Times New Roman min height 15 0px p p3 margin 0 0px 0 0px 0 0px 0 0px text indent 36 0px font 12 0px Times New Roman min height 15 0px 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 it back

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How to Kill a City

How to Kill a City Author Peter Moskowitz
ISBN-10 9781568585246
Release 2017-03-07
Pages 272

How to Kill a City

How to Kill a City Author Peter Moskowitz
ISBN-10 9781568585246
Release 2017-03-07
Pages 272

How to Kill a City

How to Kill a City Author Peter Moskowitz
ISBN-10 1568585233
Release 2017-03-07
Pages 272

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