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The End of Suburbia, or the Return to Centrality?

Publié le 1 juillet, 2008 | Pas de commentaires
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The End of Suburbia, or the Return to Centrality?

Social trends and consumer preferences appear to spell the end of the suburbs and the resurgence of downtown living, but for many, suburbia is not a lifestyle choice. In Toronto, the suburbs are only now becoming what they have long been in Europe: the subordinated pole in the centre-periphery relation. ashley, SUBURBIA, 2006 Certains droits […]

Competing on Diversity?

Publié le 1 janvier, 2008 | Pas de commentaires
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Competing on Diversity?

Canada’s immigration system attracts highly skilled workers to better compete in the global economy. Upon arrival in the country’s largest cities, however, immigrants find themselves ghettoized in highly racialized and gendered labour markets. A business-led campaign in Toronto to have foreign credentials recognized promotes an individualistic, market-based approach to the integration of immigrants that fails […]