The Geography of Fear: Baldwin Street Village in the City of Toronto


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The Geography of Fear: Baldwin Street Village in the City of Toronto
The following paper looks at the geography of fear and, specifically, the geography of fear as it exists in the Baldwin Street Village area of the City of Toronto. The paper explores what items are to be found in Baldwin Street village – stores, restaurants, et cetera – and how the area is characterized by graffiti, by fairly dimly-lit alleyways, and by a general sense of disorganization. The paper will define the term “ghetto” and will offer examples from Baldwin Street Village of what may be described as a ghettoized environment. As much as anything else, the paper will also explore why Baldwin Street Village is unsafe for women, for youth and even for men. The meaning...
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