(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

New-build gentrification and the everyday displacement of Polish immigrant tenants in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

(1) Dept. of Anthropology, Hunter College, City Univ., New York, ETATS-UNIS


This article examines the impact of new-build gentrification on the everyday place-making abilities of Polish immigrant tenants in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. It looks at the forms of “everyday displacement, the ongoing loss of the agency, freedom, and security to “make place” experienced by immigrant tenants who struggle to remain in the neighborhood. It article argues that everyday displacement is experienced through the production of new spaces of prohibition, appropriation, and insecurity that constitute a form of neighborhood erasure


Article of periodic

published at : Antipode / ISSN 0066-4812

Editor : Blackwell, Oxford - ROYAUME-UNI (1969)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 46, no3 [pp. 794-815]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.

Collation : 1 fig., 5 tabl., 1 carte



Digital Object Identifier

Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1111/anti.12074

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