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Title From urban village to east village : the battle for New York's Lower East Side / Janet L. Abu-Lughod and others.
Imprint Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, USA : Blackwell, 1994.
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Description xvi, 386 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-374) and index.
Contents Welcome to the neighborhood / Janet Abu-Lughod -- The changing economy of the Lower East Side / Jan Chien Lin -- The tenement as a built form / Richard Plunz and Janet Abu-Lughod -- A history of Tompkins Square Park / Marci Reaven and Jeanne Houck -- Déjà vu : replanning the Lower East Side in the 1930s / Suzanne Wasserman -- Neighborhood "burn-out" : Puerto Ricans at the end of the queue / Christopher Mele -- Appendix : The other side of the coin : culture in Loisaida / Mario Maffi -- From disinvestment to reinvestment : mapping the urban 'frontier' in the Lower East Side / Neil Smith, Betsy Duncan, and Laura Reid -- The process of gentrification in Alphabet City / Christopher Mele -- Public action : New York City policy and the gentrification of the Lower East Side / William Sites -- A resident's view of conflict on Tompkins Square Park / Diana R. Gordon -- The battle for Tompkins Square Park / Janet Abu-Lughod -- The residents in Tompkins Square Park / Dorine Greshof and John Dale -- The squatters : a chorus of voices . . . but is anyone listening? / Andrew Van Kleunen -- Defending the cross-subsidy plan : the tortoise wins again ; Conclusions and implications / Janet Abu-Lughod.
Indexed Term Urban regions Social conditions
New York (N.Y.)
Subject New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
East Village (New York, N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
Neighborhoods -- New York (State) -- New York.
Gentrification -- New York (State) -- New York.
Cultural pluralism -- New York (State) -- New York.
Added Author Abu-Lughod, Janet L.
LCCN 93031977
ISBN 155786523X (alk-paper)
1557865256 (pbk. : akl. paper)
Call No. IRGC 95-8737
Research Call Number IRGC 95-8737