K. Rankin's scientific contributions

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Article
This paper tracks the transition of 'creative city' planning from the gentrified downtown to the disinvested inner-suburbs. It attends particularly to contradictory notions of community mobilized by proponents of inner-suburban revitalization and by residents and business owners who daily inhabit innersuburban commercial streets where cultural plan...

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... Bailey and Minton, 2018;Randolph and Tice, 2017), a general 'fraying' of the suburban 'good life' brought by increasing income polarization, inner-city displacement and the arrival of economic refugees into older suburbs and beyond (Abramowitz and Teixeira, 2009;Hulchanski, 2010). Research on the suburbanization of poverty demonstrates that peripheral areas experiencing social distress often lack the breadth and depth of social service infrastructure to support the multiple exclusions of low-income suburban residents (Lo, 2011;McLean et al., 2015). While ethno-cultural and socio-economic changes are predominant features of current suburban change, sexuality remains unaddressed, leaving this literature saturated with heteronormative assumptions that relegate queerness to scholarly elsewheres. ...