Capital dilemma : growth and inequality in Washington, D.C. / edited by Derek Hyra and Sabiyha Prince.
- New York : Routledge, 2016.
xviii, 361 pages ; 23 cm
- Washington (D.C.) -- Social conditions.
Equality -- Washington (D.C.).
Gentrification -- Washington (D.C.).
Cities and towns -- Growth.
- Preface / Derek Hyra and Sabiyha Prince
Acknowledgements / Derek Hyra and Sabiyha Prince
Introduction: for a city in transition, questions of social justice and economic viability remain / Howard Gillette
Part I. 20th Century Development, Social Inequality and Change: 1. Exceptionalism and the national capital in late 20th-centiury Paris and Washington, DC / Christopher Klemek; 2. Music, race, desegregation and the fight for equality in the nation's capital / Maurice Jackson; 3. Primed for development : Washington, D.C.'s great society transition, 1964-1974 / Bell Julian Clement; 4. Home rule from below : the cooperative movement in Washington, DC / Johanna Bockman; 5. Struggling for housing, from DC to Johannesburg : Washington innercity self help goes to South Africa / Amanda Huron; 6. "We are headed for some bad trouble" : gentrification and displacement in Washington, DC, 1920-2014 / Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove
Part II. Contemporary Urban and Economic Policy: 7. Situating entrepreneurial place making in DC : business improvement districts and urban (re)development in Washington, DC / Susanna F. Schaller; 8. Budget growth, spending and inequality in the DC, 2002-2013 / Natwar M. Gandhi, James Spaulding and Gordon McDonald; 9. Bicycling in Washington, DC region : trends in ridership and policies since 1990 / Ralph Buehler and John Stowe; 10. Anchoring a federal agency in a Washington, D.C. community : the department of homeland security and St. Elizabeths / Margaret Cowell and Heike Mayer
Part III. Development Impacts in District Neighborhoods and Beyond: 11. Beyond gentrification : investment and abandonment on the waterfront / Brett Williams; 12. At eshu's crossroad : pan-African identity in a changing city / Michelle Coghill-Chatman; 13. "It's complicated" : long-term residents and their relationships to gentrification in Washington, DC / Kathryn Howell; 14. A tale of two theaters : the implications of redevelopment and gentrification on community anchors and identity in U Street/Shaw / Allison Heck; 15. H Street, main street and the neoliberal aesthetics of cool / Brandi Thompson Summers; 16. Representations of change : gentrification in the media / Gabriella Modan and Katie Wells
Conclusion: contesting change and legacy : lessons from the DC story / Blair A. Ruble.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Hyra, Derek S., editor.
Prince, Sabiyha, 1959- editor.
- 9781138886902 (hardback)
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