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Main Title From urban village to east village the battle for New York's Lower East Side /
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Author Title of a Work
Abu-Lughod, Janet L.
Publisher Blackwell,
Year Published 1994
OCLC Number 28709247
ISBN 155786523X (alk-paper) 1557865256 (pbk. : akl. paper)
Subjects East Village (New York, N.Y.)--Social conditions ; Neighborhood--New York (State)--New York ; Gentrification--New York (State)--New York ; Pluralism (Social sciences)--New York (State)--New York ; New York (N.Y.)--Social conditions ; East Village (New York, N.Y.)--Social conditions ; New York (N.Y.)--Social conditions
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAM  HN80.N5F76 1994 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 03/14/1997
Collation xvi, 386 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. {355}-374) and index.
Contents Notes
Welcome to the neighborhood / Janet Abu-Lughod -- The changing econ omy of the Lower East Side / Jan Chien Lin -- The tenement as a buil t form / Richard Plunz and Janet Abu-Lughod -- A history of Tompkins Square Park / Marci Reaven and Jeanne Houck -- Deja vu : replannin g the Lower East Side in the 1930s / Suzanne Wasserman -- Neighborho od "burn-out" : Puerto Ricans at the end of the queue / Christopher Mele -- Appendix : The other side of the coin : culture in Loisaida / Mario Maffi -- From disinvestment to reinvestment : mapping the ur ban 'frontier' in the Lower East Side / Neil Smith, Betsy Duncan, an d Laura Reid -- The process of gentrification in Alphabet City / Chr istopher Mele -- Public action : New York City policy and the gentri fication of the Lower East Side / William Sites -- A resident's view of conflict on Tompkins Square Park / Diana R. Gordon -- The battle for Tompkins Square Park / Janet Abu-Lughod -- The residents in Tom pkins Square Park / Dorine Greshof and John Dale -- The squatters : a chorus of voices . . . but is anyone listening? / Andrew Van Kleun en -- Defending the cross-subsidy plan : the tortoise wins again ; C onclusions and implications / Janet Abu-Lughod.