Ethnic Packaging and Gentrification

@article{Hackworth2005EthnicPA,
  title={Ethnic Packaging and Gentrification},
  author={J. Hackworth and J. Rekers},
  journal={Urban Affairs Review},
  year={2005},
  volume={41},
  pages={211 - 236}
}
Urban theory has historically situated ethnic commercial strips as an organic extension of nearby ethnic residential enclaving. While this is still a useful way to frame such commercial spaces in many cities, this article argues that some areas of this sort function as a marketable branding mechanism (intended or not) to produce nearby residential gentrification. This article explores the influence of ethnic packaging on the process of gentrification in Toronto, Ontario. Using four ethnically… Expand
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