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Global gentrificationsUneven development and displacement$
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Loretta Lees, Hyun Bang Shin, and Ernesto López-Morales

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781447313472

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.001.0001

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Slum gentrification in Lisbon, Portugal

Slum gentrification in Lisbon, Portugal

displacement and the imagined futures of an informal settlement

(p.37) Three Slum gentrification in Lisbon, Portugal
Global gentrifications

Eduardo Ascensão

Policy Press

Chapter 3 discusses slum gentrification in Lisbon, Portugal, focusing in particular on Quinta da Serra. This detailed ethnographic work reveals the injustices in this process, the reality of displacement, and attempts to resist it. It reveals the institutional imaginings and governmentalities that are part of ‘gentrification’ as the building of a modern, European, and multicultural Portugal over the past 35 years.

Keywords:   slum gentrification, Lisbon, Portugal, displacement, resistance, governmentalities

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