Laia Masip's research while affiliated with Autonomous University of Barcelona and other places

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To date, little is known about the extent to which the creation of municipal green spaces over an entire city addresses social or racial inequalities in the distribution of environmental amenities – or whether such an agenda creates contributes to green gentrification. In this study, we evaluate the effects of creating 18 green spaces in socially v...


... Concerns about green gentrification among residents can also hinder green space projects that would implement equitable policies. Specifically, green gentrification describes the influx of higherincome residents and capital to previously disadvantaged areas due in part to the creation of a new green space, which can lead to the displacement of low-income renters (Anguelovski et al., 2018). In our interviews and participant observations, we noted many respondents reporting serious green gentrification concerns in the communities they work with, and others with limited to no concerns. ...