Gentrification

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  • Created by: Amy
  • Created on: 21-01-12 15:50

What is gentrification

The conversion of previously working class inner city districts into areas of middle class residence

How does it occur:

when an ageing inner city housing area is in need of improvement and revovation

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The burgess model

The city is divided into series of concentric zones around the CBD. Lower income groups in the inncer city and middle class in the outer districts

  • the oldest housing is closest to the CBD
  • The newest housing is further away, new housing is classes as superior to old. 

gentrification is occuring as there is a rise in managed jobs and there are longer hours of working which means no community time. 

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James Tilley

this is awful :/

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