Book Reviews

Colin Giraud, Quartiers gays [Gay neighbourhoods], Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, Le lien social, 2014, 332 p.

Céline Clément  By the same author


The subject of this book is gaytrification, a term Colin Giraud uses for cases of gentrification where a significant role is played by the presence of a male homosexual population in the given neighbourhood. The book combines urban sociology study of gentrification with sociological study of homosexuality; it also examines the effects of urban spaces on gay behaviour, thereby contributing (…)