Abstract and Keywords
The nexus between Latina/o Studies and urban planning scholarship is thin but slowly growing. There remains opportunity to add critical perspectives to this emerging body of work.This article examines key conditions and trends in urban planning and the political economy context in Latina/o communities in American cities. It also reviews the intentions of the urban planning field and discusses key themes and progress within the Latino urbanism scholarly movement. The article then examines the political economy dimensions and profound implications of gentrification on the Latina/o population, especially in major US cities, and emerging gentefication racial and class debates. The article concludes with a forward-looking orientation by offering gentefication and gentrification research agendas.
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