The Back-to-the-City Movement: Neighbourhood Redevelopment and Processes of Political and Cultural Displacement

Urban Studies, 52(10): 1-21, 2014

By: , Derek Hyra
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This article examines the revitalization of the Shaw/U Street neighborhood in Washington DC to explain the consequences of the back-to-the-city movement. It describes the different processes of displacement that follow gentrification, including political, cultural, and physical displacement.