ERIC Number: EJ653092
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Gentrifying Water and Selling Jim Crow.
Urban Anthropology and Studies of Cultural Systems and World Economic Development, v31 n1 p93-121 Spr 2002
Explores the gentrification of Washington, D.C.'s Anacostia watershed, tracing the projects of federal and local government to devitalize and demolish living black relationships and institutions while reifying lost, invented, or imagined communities. Explores connections among capital, community, culture, and state power. Examines problems in the economy of the city that underlie gentrification and make it possible. (Contains references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Black Community, Blacks, Neighborhood Improvement, Racial Factors, Socioeconomic Influences, Urban Areas
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia