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A Neighborhood That Never ChangesGentrification, Social Preservation, and the Search for Authenticity$
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Japonica Brown-Saracino

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780226076621

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226076645.001.0001

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A Neighborhood That Never Changes
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Japonica Brown-Saracino

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226076645.003.0009

It is plausible that some of the very concerns that inspire social preservationists' attention to old-timers encouraged scholars to overlook social preservation or at least to leave it unexplored. Specifically, by emphasizing outcome and actors' economic positions, scholars forsook notice of a set of beliefs and practices that challenge the notion of the iconic pioneer whose culture and practices serve his economic interests and ensure gentrification's success. Paradoxically, those who wish to advocate for old-timers may have missed opportunities to join forces with preservationists or to take social preservation into account when formulating policy. These political concerns connect to an explanation for why social preservation was long unidentified: urban scholars' long-standing devotion to the study of political economy.

Keywords:   political economy, social preservationists, old-timers, gentrification, policy formulation, social preservation, economic interest

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