The meaning of the built environment during gentrification in Canada

  title={The meaning of the built environment during gentrification in Canada},
  author={H{\'e}l{\`e}ne B{\'e}langer},
  journal={Journal of Housing and the Built Environment},
  • Hélène Bélanger
  • Published 1 April 2012
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Housing and the Built Environment
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