The city/suburb contrast: How can we measure it? - ARCHIVED

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In this article, we explore four possible approaches to the problem of differentiating between suburban neighbourhoods and central neighbourhoods in census metropolitan areas. The advantages and limits of the four approaches are discussed in detail. In the second part, we show, using census data and selected classification tools, how the various types of neighbourhoods differ in terms of population characteristics.

Issue Number: 2008001
Author(s): Turcotte, Martin

Main Product: Canadian Social Trends

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