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What is gentrification?

Gentrification is the process of renovating older rundown properties in the inner city and then converting them into expensive and desirable residences for the rich. The term (MORE)

When was the word gentrification created?

The word 'gentrification' is one of those rare words whose origins are very easy to trace. The term was coined in 1964 by sociologist Ruth Glass, writing about areas formerly (MORE)

Why is gentrification good?

One Opinion Gentrification can be very positive. Gentrification happens when wealthier people acquire property in low income neighborhoods and working class communities. It (MORE)