Gentrification and Community Cohesion: Toronto and South Parkdale Experience

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Gentrification and Community Cohesion: Toronto and South Parkdale Experience
Introduction
The process of gentrification is one of the most complex and controversial areas of study in urban sociology and geography as it involves not only competing populations in urban residential space, but also issues of class conflict and ethnicity, as well as fundamentally divergent discourses about the nature of community. In this context, this paper will examine the process of gentrification in contemporary Toronto, with a particular focus on the area known as South Parkdale. Beginning with a discussion of the theoretical background of gentrification – in particular, of the U.S.-framed “revanchist city” paradigm, and the Canadian-focused “emancipatory...
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