A Study Of Gentrification On Economically Vulnerable Populations : A Case Study For The Jackson, Mississippi

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Jackson State University Department of Public Policy and Administration Research Paper A Study of Gentrification on Economically Vulnerable Populations: A Case Study for the Jackson, Mississippi May 5, 2017 by Essilyn Milton Submitted to: Dr. Johnny Gilleylen Advanced Research Methods Ph.D. Program PPAD 796 Table of Contents Chapter 1: Introduction 3 Problem Statement 3 Research Objectives 4 Rational of the Study……………………………………………………………………………4 Significance of Study………………………………………………………………………… 4 Chapter 2: Overview of Gentrification 6 Causes of Gentrification…..………………………………...…………………………………10 Vulnerable Population/Characteristics 12 Chapter 3: Effects of Gentrification 12 Chapter 4:…show more content…
The mixed methodology of quantitative and qualitative studies will be examined for the statistical values of rate of with urban areas in the United States are being gentrified and also the rate of which the vulnerable population is being displaced and affected. If valid, the studies could prove that a specific and trending demographic is being affected the majority of time, and new policies should be put in place to protect this demographic or vulnerable population. Problem Statement Gentrification systematically displaces the most vulnerable population from their resident communities. It is not matter of relocation for the vulnerable population, but in most instances, the exposure to a more exacerbated disparaging community and shelter source, homelessness and/or, health and behavioral issues. The costs of gentrification is that it displaces the poor and unstable along with small and unique businesses located in the community and replaces them with the wealthy. Research Objectives The objective of this study is to: 1. Define and discussion the meaning of gentrification. 2. To discuss gentrification and its effects locally, statewide, and globally. 3. To disclose and discuss the vulnerable population affected by gentrification. 4. State and expound on the consequences of gentrification, and the direct causes and consequences if not resolved. 5. To

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