As we see, Michelle's sexplay is racially inflected: it is inspired by what she seems to understand as the Latin flair of the neighborhood in which she lives, while it is also imagined in opposition to the emergent bourgeois culture of the largely white, wealthy gentrifiers
And his Mexican background hastens the retreat since it is hardly associated with gentrifiers
, or the mostly white outsiders who get a free pass or little judgment for living in blemished areas.
Authors John Joe Schlichtman, Jason Patch, and Marc Lamont Hill incorporate personal testimonies of themselves as self-identified gentrifiers
, as well as the fruits of their studies concerning the issue.
Likewise, Professor Erika Watson has argued that urban school districts implement certain reforms to attract white middle-class gentrifiers
by giving them more viable high-quality options.
The South End, as Tissot's ethnographic data and narrative suggest, has been transformed by the very best intentions of the gentrifiers
into a neighborhood where the working-class character vanished but the architectural value in the bones of the houses of those displaced boomed.
But not Becker, who intends to carry on until the gentrifiers
drag him out by the heels.
Fiona believed she could turn the old establishment into a hip, cool place for gentrifiers
to do their laundry.
In Freedom, this is initially dramatized as a comedy of manners, centering on a household of yuppie gentrifiers
, the Berglund family.
It also favoured the make-do-and-mend necessities of squatters, housing cooperatives, and gentrifiers
The cycle of gentriflcation, whereby artists inhabit run-down buildings in run-down areas and through their efforts make them desirable and safe for the gentrifiers
who follow in their wake, is now so familiar as to have become a cliche.
35) This exaggeration of the critical, political, and organizational role played by Gastown counterculture not only serves to position contemporary gentrifiers
as positive agents of revitalization, but also to actively revise the history of the early 1970s in Vancouver.
neighborhoods with trendy-sounding names like Bloomingdale drew gentrifiers
who needed low rents--journalists, creative types, entry-level do-gooders, and shift-working bartenders and baristas who occasionally had Mom and Dad's help--and so the neighborhoods changed.