Urban and municipal planning and policy

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Pourquoi pas le vélo?

“Bikes are great, but you gotta have room for cars; biking is dangerous!” Who better to challenge these preconceived ideas than a Dutchman living in France? With wicked humour, Stein Van Oosteren ...

Les villes non occidentales

Cet ouvrage souhaite montrer la richesse d’une ouverture géographique et thématique des recherches urbaines actuelles en présentant celles qui prennent en considération les villes situées en dehors ...

Shift Change

Hamilton’s industrial age is over. In the steel capital of Canada, there are no more skies lit red by foundries at sunset, no more traffic jams at shift change. Instead, an urban renaissance is taking ...

Feminist City

By (author) Leslie Kern
Categories: Human geography

Feminist City combines memoir, feminist theory, pop culture, and geography to expose what is hidden in plain sight: the social inequalities built right into our cities, homes, and neighbourhoods. Focusing ...

Power Play

Power Play tells a dramatic story about clashing priorities where sports, money, and municipal power meet. When the Rogers Place arena opened in downtown Edmonton, no amount of buzz could drown out the ...

Vancouverism

Larry Beasley, former co-chief planner or the city of Vancouver and a leader at the heart of the action, tells the story of Vancouverism and the urban planning philosophy and practice behind it. Writing ...

No Place To Go

This book is Number One in addressing the politics of where we’re allowed to “go” in public. From pay potties to deserted alleyways, and in cities from London to San Francisco to Toronto, No Place ...

Governing Cities Through Regions

Deepens our understanding of metropolitan governance through an innovative project on regional governance in Canada and Europe.

Governing Cities through Regions broadens and deepens our understanding of ...

Street Sex Work and Canadian Cities

Canadian cities are striving for high safety ratings by eliminating crime, which includes “cleaning” urban areas of the street sex industry. Ironically, sex workers also want to live and work in a ...

Edmonton's Urban Villages

How did a collection of neighbourhood volunteer organizations come to influence the development of a major Canadian city? Few other North American cities have embraced the community league movement with ...