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Arts industries do not cause gentrification- they tend to chase it.

Grodach, Carl, Foster, Nicole and Murdoch, James (2017) Arts industries do not cause gentrification- they tend to chase it. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (14 Feb 2017). Website.

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Gentrification has been long thought to be sparked by artists and artistic businesses that move into poorer areas. But new research from Carl Grodach, Nicole Foster, and James Murdoch finds that we need to rewrite the story of arts-led gentrification. In a study of the 30 largest US metros, they find that art industries generally do not cause gentrification and the associated displacement of poorer residents. In fact, gentrified places tend to attract the arts, the reverse of the traditionally assumed relationship.

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Additional Information: © 2017 The Authors, USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog, The London School of Economics and Political Science © CC BY-NC 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2017 13:38
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:57

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