Teresa Gonzales (Sociology) recently wrote a blog post in Everyday Sociology on a talk she gave to the Knox Chapter of UNICEF on the impacts of global gentrification on the lives of impoverished children.

http://www.everydaysociologyblog.com/2017/06/children-and-global-gentrification.html

Excerpt:

“Planetary gentrification is closely linked to both global markets and global political arrangements that directly impact people at the local scale. It has therefore become a process that expands unequal power relations and exacerbates social isolation. Gentrification, at the local and the global level, goes hand in hand with poverty.”

 

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