The new urban renewal : the economic transformation of Harlem and Bronzeville (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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The new urban renewal : the economic transformation of Harlem and Bronzeville

Author: Derek S Hyra
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Two of the most celebrated black neighborhoods in the United States--Harlem in New York City and Bronzeville in Chicago--were once plagued by crime, drugs, and abject poverty. But now both have transformed into increasingly trendy and desirable neighborhoods with old buildings being rehabbed, new luxury condos being built, and banks opening branches in areas that were once redlined. In The New Urban Renewal, Derek  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Derek S Hyra
ISBN: 9780226366043 0226366049
OCLC Number: 167503291
Description: xvii, 214 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Building a theoretical framework of urban transformation --
What's globalization got to do with it? --
The new urban renewal, part 1: The empowerment zones --
The new urban renewal, part 2: Public housing reforms --
City politics and black protest --
Racial-uplift? Intra-racial class conflict --
Conclusion : a revisit to urban theory and policy --
Appendix A: demographic information --
Appendix B: community areas in New York City and Chicago --
Appendix C: public housing data --
Appendix D: the comparative, vertical ethnographic approach.
Responsibility: Derek S. Hyra.
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Two of the most celebrated black neighborhoods in the United States - Harlem in New York City and Bronzeville in Chicago - were once plagued by crime, drugs, and abject poverty. But now both have  Read more...

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"This crisply written elucidation of the forces behind the revitalization of Bronzeville and Harlem is an original and important addition to our understanding of urban politics and black-led Read more...

 
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