“When you fight to change something, that’s when you really understand what power is, ’cause you always hit a wall [. . . ] That was written into my original proposal this idea that I wanted to explore those limits and the only way to really do that is through what people had tried to achieve and why that failed.”
Dr. Andrea Gibbons is a researcher at the Sustainable Housing and Urban Studies Unit at The University of Salford where she works on housing, homelessness and public health. She holds a PhD in geography from The London School of Economics. Her forthcoming book, City of Segregation: 100 Years of Struggle for Housing in Los Angeles is scheduled for release by Verso in 2018.