Research Area Listing

Rural and Urban Sociology

Territorial Stigmatization and Territorial Destigmatization A Cultural Sociology of Symbolic Strategy in the Gentrification of Parkdale (Toronto)

This article looks at how community conflict unfolds in a gentrifying Toronto neighbourhood, focusing especially on the kinds of strategies that both new home owners and affordable housing advocates use ...

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Mervyn Horgan

Affiliation: University of Guelph


Research Areas: Communities, Culture, Equality and Inequality, Immigration, Migration, Rural and Urban Sociology, Social Theory, Teaching Sociology

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The Death and Life of the Single-Family House: Lessons from Vancouver on Building a Livable City

Vancouver today is recognized as one of the most livable cities in the world as well as an international model for sustainability and urbanism. Single-family homes in this city are " ...

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