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Gentrification is Displacement and Replacement of the Poor for Profit

Syllabus by School of Echoes

This syllabus starts from the assumption that housing is a human right, that every person has the right to a safe and affordable place to live. Housing is much more than shelter: it is our connection to our communities, even our sense of self. This syllabus draws together a host of readings that explore the profound contradictions between the economic use of housing—for profit and speculation—and this social use.

To access the complete syllabus, please click on the online version of Gentrification is Displacement and Replacement of the Poor for Profit syllabus.

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