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Rowland Atkinson

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Gentrification and displacement: the household impacts of neighbourhood change

This report looks at three main questions: How much gentrification has actually taken place over the last decade and how much household displacement has occurred as a result of the loss of affordable housing? What are the social and economic costs to communities and to...
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Gentrification and displacement: a review of approaches and findings in the literature (positioning paper)

Gentrification refers to the in-migration of affluent households to poorer and lower value areas of the city. In Australian cities like Melbourne and Sydney this process has become notable in a significant number of suburbs. While gentrification has appeared to increase investment in the housing...
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Simulated urbanism and its effects on the negotiation of hyperreal cities

Urban spaces have become blended even more seamlessly with their portrayal. Such representations are generated via a broad range of media which both influence and sculpt our sense of their constitution so that our sense of what the urban is is inflected by a range...
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Simulated urbanism and its effects on the negotiation of hyperreal cities

Urban spaces have become blended even more seamlessly with their portrayal. Such representations are generated via a broad range of media which both influence and sculpt our sense of their constitution so that our sense of what the urban ‘is’ is inflected by a range...
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Housing policies, social mix and community outcomes

This report identifies the international research evidence on the social and community effects stemming from various types of social concentration, and proposes effective policy and practice interventions to ameliorate such effects.