The Impact of Gentrification on Ethnic Neighbourhoods in Toronto: A Case Study of Little Portugal

  title={The Impact of Gentrification on Ethnic Neighbourhoods in Toronto: A Case Study of Little Portugal},
  author={Robert A. Murdie and Carlos Teixeira},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  pages={61 - 83}
Despite extensive literature on the nature and impact of gentrification, there has been little consideration of the effects of gentrification on ethnic neighbourhoods. This study evaluates the negative and positive effects of gentrification on the Portuguese in west central Toronto. Details concerning the settlement patterns of the Portuguese, the characteristics of Portuguese residents and patterns of gentrification in inner-city Toronto were obtained from census data. Evaluations of… 

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