He describes late nineteenth century notions of the lower east side as a place of entrenched poverty ethnic plurality political activism and low culture that elicited feelings of revulsion and fear among the citys elite and middle classes the resulting and ongoing struggle between government and residents over affordable and decent housing has in turn affected real estate practices and urban development policies selling the lower east side recounts the resistance . Selling the lower east side culture real estate and resistance in new york city volume 5 of globalization and community selling the lower east side culture real estate and resistance in new. Examines a century of changes in the lower east side neighborhoods of new york city drawing on the research of the new urban sociology school to demonstrate how cultural perceptions of this distinctive area are essential to the confluence of political economic land usage and the resistance of residents against neighborhood transformation he demonstrates how redevelopers symbolically include the ambiance of the bohemian avant garde and dangerous aspects of the lower east side while . Selling the lower east side culture real estate and resistance in new york city christopher mele home worldcat home about worldcat help search search for library items search for lists search for contacts search for a library create lists bibliographies and reviews or search worldcat find items in libraries near you advanced search find a library covid 19 resources reliable . Christopher mele selling the lower east side culture real estate and resistance in new york city minneapolis university of minnesota press 2000 xvi 361 pp isbn 0 8166 3181 6 4995 cloth 0 8166 3182 4 1995 paper volume 2 issue 1 jeffrey hornstein
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