Finishing Chapter 14. GEOG 340: Day 20. Housekeeping Items. Reminder about the Urban Issues Film Festival this Friday – I will pass around the agenda . I would like to sign people up for their final presentations.
with Wirth was Herbert Gans, author
of UrbanVillages. Gans noted that
some neighbourhoods, especially of
certain ethnic groups had the character-
istics of ‘villages,’ while also suffering
overcrowding. Ironically, these were
often the areas that were being
subjected to urban renewal. Nonetheless,
they possessed a common ‘lifeworld.’
hard won (e.g. Stonewall riots).
population of LGBTs have noted
as being more tolerant and attrac-
tive to members of the ‘creative
gentrification in some instances, as
the Castro district in San Francisco.
population (the West End), they are
never that exclusively.