By Sabiyha Prince

This ebook makes use of qualitative facts to discover the studies and ideas of African americans confronting and developing gentrification in Washington, D.C. It contextualizes Black Washingtonians’ views on belonging and attachment in the course of a marked interval of city restructuring and demographic switch within the Nation’s Capital and sheds mild at the technique of social hierarchies and standpoints unfolding through the years. African american citizens and Gentrification in Washington, D.C. emerges as a portrait of a heterogeneous African American inhabitants in which individuals outline their identification and tradition as a humans proficient through the impression of injustice at the city panorama. It provides oral background and ethnographic facts on present and previous African American citizens of D.C. and combines those findings with analyses from institutional, statistical, and scholarly studies on wealth inequality, shortages in reasonable housing, and premiums of unemployment. Prince contends that gentrification seizes upon and fosters asymmetric improvement, vulnerability and alienation and contributes to classed and racialized tensions in affected groups in a publication that would curiosity social scientists operating within the fields of serious city stories and concrete ethnography. African americans and Gentrification in Washington, D.C. also will invigorate discussions of neoliberalism, severe whiteness experiences and race relatives within the twenty first Century.

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