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Gentrification is an ethical problem. At the societal level, it is a problem of social justice. At that level, some quite clear guidelines for an ethical approach can be developed. At the individual level, however, there may be more complicated answers, more dependent on individual circumstances. The discussion in Blog #46 takes it that the undesirable consequences of the displacement caused by gentrification are by now well established, and the issue is how to address such displacement to obtain a more social and ethically just result. A number of approaches are outlined in the first section. The second section deals, less satisfactorily, with the issue of individual ethics, with only one firm conclusion. See Blog #46, "The Ethics of Gentrification" at http://pmarcuse.wordpress.com. Peter Marcuse Professor Emeritus of Urban Planning School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation Columbia University New York, N.Y. H-Urban E-mail address: email@example.com (Click: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org ) Please use for ALL mail to H-Urban, including postings, inquiries, and comments. H-Urban (http://www.h-net.org/~urban) is affiliated with the International Planning History Society (IPHS, at http://www.planninghistory.org ), the Society for American City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH, at http://www.sacrph.org ),and the Urban History Association (UHA, at http://uha.udayton.edu ).