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Tours Inside the Snow Globe

By (author) Tonya K. Davidson
Categories: Urban communities

The toppling of monuments globally in the last few years has highlighted the potency of monuments as dynamic and affectively loaded participants in society.

In the context of Ottawa, Canada’s capital ...

Out To Defend Ourselves

This first critical history of a street gang in a Canadian city is a result of a four-year collaboration between a university professor (Ted Rutland) and the leader of les Bélangers (Maxime Aurélien). ...

Gentrification Is Inevitable and Other Lies

By (author) Leslie Kern
Categories: Social classes

From the author of the best-selling Feminist City, this urbanite’s guide to gentrification knocks down the myths and exposes the forces behind the most urgent housing crisis of our time.

Gentrification ...

Indigenous Women and Street Gangs

Amber, Bev, Chantel, Jazmyne, Faith, and Jorgina are six Indigenous women previously involved in street gangs or street lifestyles. In Indigenous Women and Street Gangs they collaborate with Robert Henry ...

Solved

By (author) David Miller
Foreword by Bill McKibben
Categories: Urban communities

If our planet is going to survive the climate crisis, we need to act rapidly. Taking cues from progressive cities around the world, including Los Angeles, New York, Toronto, Oslo, Shenzhen, and Sydney, ...

The Hotel

By (author) Robert A. Davidson
Categories: Urban communities

The Hotel: Occupied Space explores the hotel as both symbol and space through the concept of “occupancy. ” By examining the various ways in which the hotel is manifested in art, photography, and film, ...

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 ...

Inner City Renovation

”This book gives an insight into personal leadership, enterprising solutions and value creation, making it as relevant to practitioners engaged in social enterprise, urban regeneration and community ...

Aboriginal Peoples in Canadian Cities

Since the 1970s, Aboriginal people have been more likely to live in Canadian cities than on reserves or in rural areas. Aboriginal rural-to-urban migration and the development of urban Aboriginal communities ...

Urban Meltdown

By (author) Clive Doucet
Categories: Urban communities

In 1950, only thirty percent of the world’s population lived in cities. By 2007, the planet’s population has now doubled and today, as many people live in cities as populated the entire planet in ...