City Form And Everyday Life: Toronto's Gentrification And Critical Social Practice (2020)

City Form And Everyday Life: Toronto's Gentrification And Critical Social Practice Jon Caulfield City Form And Everyday Life Toronto s Gentrification And Critical Social Practice One feature of contemporary urban life has been the widespread transformation by middle class resettlement of older inner city neighbourhoods formerly occupied by working class and underclass commun
  • Title: City Form And Everyday Life: Toronto's Gentrification And Critical Social Practice
  • Author: Jon Caulfield
  • ISBN: 9780802029973
  • Page: 433
  • Format: Hardcover
City Form And Everyday Life: Toronto's Gentrification And Critical Social Practice Jon Caulfield One feature of contemporary urban life has been the widespread transformation, by middle class resettlement, of older inner city neighbourhoods formerly occupied by working class and underclass communities Often termed gentrification, this process has been a focus of intense debate in urban study and in the social sciences.This case study explores processes of change in TOne feature of contemporary urban life has been the widespread transformation, by middle class resettlement, of older inner city neighbourhoods formerly occupied by working class and underclass communities Often termed gentrification, this process has been a focus of intense debate in urban study and in the social sciences.This case study explores processes of change in Toronto s inner neighbourhoods in recent decades, integrating an understanding of political economy with an appreciation of the culture of everyday urban life The author locates Toronto s gentrification in a context of both global and local patterns of contemporary city building, focusing on the workings of the property industry and of the local state, the rise and decline of modernist planning, and the transition to postindustrial urbanism.Drawing on a series of in depth interviews among a segment of Toronto s inner city, middle class population, Caulfield argues that the seeds of gentrification have included patterns of critical social practice and that the gentrified landscape is highly paradoxical, embodying both the emerging dominance of a deindustrialized urban economy and an immanent critique of contemporary city building.
City Form And Everyday Life: Toronto's Gentrification And Critical Social Practice Jon Caulfield

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