Toronto as a Global Village: Socio-Economic Segregation

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Toronto as a Global Village: Socio-Economic Segregation
The development of communication technologies means that time and distance have ceased to be a major obstacle to communications. This has lead to the development of what Marshal
McLuhan
defined as a global village. When discussing the global village
McLuhan
states, “...since the inception of the telegraph and radio, the globe has contracted, spatially, into a single large village”(
McLuhan
xii). What needs to be realized is that the physical size of the planet has not changed. What has changed is the ease that individuals can communicate with each other over vast distances. This means that actual physical spaces have become irrelevant. Individuals can live anywhere they want and...
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