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ruthless gentrification created urban xenophobia?

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Started: 5/10/2017 Category: Society
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ilovejews7

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in many renown cities, Gentrification is pricing people out of neighborhoods and eradicating the generational culture of ethnically diverse neighborhoods . This form of gentrification created the anti-gentrification movement, a movement that decries inflated rents, mass transit disparity and police brutality. The movement, however, has taken a hypocritically xenophobic stance in some cities, often ignorantly scapegoating the white community for the economic encroachment , instead of acknowledging that all communities are affected from the economic disparity that is gentrification. There has been instances of anti-white hate crimes in los angeles , possibly terrorizing the working class communities that also dwell in that part of the city. The movement ( originally directed at the affluent) is now creating ethnic and racial tension, which is probably scary to some of the communities that also are being displaced, which is both fascist as well as xenophobic, because a city should belong to people of all races, as well as culture. So did ruthless gentrification create urban xenophobia? And if so, can this lead to a type ant-white supremacy that terrorizes poor, white communities that are also experiencing the economic toll of gentrification?

here is an example:

https://www.Theguardian.Com...

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Firstly, this debate is not, I believe in the most part, arguing a transliterative resolution. It would be easier for me to contest the motion by simply offering a historical-psychological collection of arguments, saying that urban xenophobia is simply created, ever since, by stimuli of past events; a natural creation of the mind. Rather, we will be arguing what stemmed urban xenophobia the greatest. For my part, I'll be arguing that racism created urban xenophobia not gentrification. Racism, prejudice, bias, injustice, these negative characteristics created xenophobia, which is distrust and hate among foreign strangers, in urban areas.

Gentrification is typically the result of increased interest in a certain environment. The process is simply the renovation of deteriorated urban neighborhoods due to an influx of the middle-class to more affluent areas. [1]

This influx doesn't necessarily constitute an invasive type of operation, it supports the settlers a better place to live, a favorable location for work, and a more developed community in the inner-city. Gentrification has little to offer for urban xenophobia, as all other things except racism.

Racism strongly ignites hate and distrust, later developed as the relentless fire of xenophobia. The unfairness that is displayed by racism, the societal upheavals that are potentially disastrous and intrinsic to it, would fairly seem the notorious cause for urban xenophobia.

I await the rebuttal.

[1]https://en.m.wikipedia.org...
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