Gentrification in the Global South: new insights from Chinese Studies

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Haotian Guan
Huhua Cao


Gentrificación en el Sur Global: nuevos conocimientos de los estudios chinos

Tras la introducción del concepto "gentrificación" por Ruth Glass en 1964, los geógrafos urbanos anglosajones han estudiado ampliamente el proceso y el fenómeno de gentrificación. En los últimos años, los estudios de gentrificación han movido más allá del ámbito académico anglosajón. Este documento tiene como objetivo revisar la etapa actual de los estudios de gentrificación en inglés de China. Utilizando el caso de China, el documento sostiene que la gentrificación puede generalizarse en un paradigma de aplicación universal. Sin embargo, los retos que plantea el estudio de la gentrificación en cualquier país consisten en transferir y adaptar el amplio paradigma que podría captar las complejidades de las condiciones locales. Los académicos que estudian la gentrificación en China han reconocido las diferencias locales y nacionales específicas de China, lo que les ha permitido establecer sus propias teorías.


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Guan, H., & Cao, H. (2020). Gentrification in the Global South: new insights from Chinese Studies. Boletín De La Asociación De Geógrafos Españoles, (87).


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