Race, Class, and Gentrification in Brooklyn: A View from the Street (Hardcover)

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In this book, the authors "revisit" two iconic Brooklyn neighborhoods, Crown Heights-Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and Greenpoint-Williamsburg, where they have been active scholars since the 1970s. Krase and DeSena's comprehensive view from the street describes and analyses the neighborhoods' decline and rise with a focus on race and social class. They look closely at the strategies used to resist and promote neighborhood change and conclude with an analysis of the ways in which these neighborhoods contribute to current images and trends in Brooklyn. This book contributes to a better understanding of the elevated status of Brooklyn as a global city and destination place.

About the Author


Jerome Krase is emeritus and Murray Koppelman Professor at Brooklyn College, The City University of New York. Judith N. DeSena is professor of sociology at St. John's University.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781498512558
ISBN-10: 1498512550
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: May 12th, 2016
Pages: 170
Language: English