Roosevelt House will host a panel discussion, “Politics of Gentrification: Investment, Displacement and the Fight for the Future in Greenpoint and Chinatown,” which picks up on a recent series of Issue Briefs on affordable housing in New York City. Speakers include Roosevelt House Faculty Associates Peter Kwong, Ida Susser and Margaret Chin, among others. Spanning anthropology and urban studies, the discussion will include both ethnographic observations and political analysis.
- Peter Kwong: Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center and Urban Affairs and Planning, Hunter College
- Ida Susser: Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center
and Hunter College
- Margaret M. Chin: Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center and Hunter College
- Ken Guest: Anthropology, Baruch College
- Filip Stabrowski: Anthropology, Hunter College
- Samuel Stein: Urban Studies, Murphy Institute
Co-Sponsored by the Hunter College Departments of Anthropology and Sociology, the Mapping Asian American New York (MAANY) Seminar, and the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College.
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- Study: "Chinatown: Then and Now" (A Report on Gentrification in Chinatown)
- Book: Ida Susser, "Norman Street: Norman Street Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition" (Oxford University Press, 2014)
- Article: "LaGuardia's Heir"
A recent article by Samuel Stein in Jacobin Magazine.
- Faculty Associate Issue Brief: Matthew G. Lasner – “Affordable Housing in New York City: Then and Now”
- Faculty Associate Issue Brief: Peter Kwong and Samuel Stein: “Preserve and Protect Chinatown”
- Faculty Associate Issue Brief: Ida Susser and Filip A. Stabrowski – "Unaffordable Housing: A Case Study