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Canadian Cities in Transition: The Twenty-First Century

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Edited By: T Bunting and P Filion

276 pages, B|w photos, figs, tabs, maps

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #120668 | ISBN: 0195412885
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CONTRIBUTORS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Cities and Transition: Changing Patterns or Urban Growth and Form in Canada; Urban Canada in Transition to the Twenty-First Century: Trends, Issues, and Visions; PART ONE: THE CONTEXT: URBAN SYSTEMS; Canadian Cites in Continental Context: Global and Continental Perspectives on Canadian Development; The Core-Periphery Structure of Canada's Urban Systems; Growth and Transition in the Canadian Urban System; Canadian Cities and Shifting Fortunes of Economic Development; PART TWO: CITY-WIDE PROCESSES; Cities as Real Estate; Transportation and Communication; The City as Social Space; Form and Energy in the Urban Built Environment; PART THREE: INTERNAL GEOGRAPHY OF THE CITY; Central and Suburban Downtowns; The Inner City; Suburbs; The City's Countryside; PART FOUR: LAND USES AND ACTIVITIES; Employment and Transitions in the City; Housing; Dynamics of the Canadian Retail Environment; PART FIVE: GOVERNANCE AND PLANNING; The Municipal Role in the Governance of Canadian Cities; Planning Canadian Cities: Contexts, Continuity, Change; Contemporary Planning: Issues and Innovations; PART SIX: PRESSING ISSUES; The Ecological Restructuring of Urban Form; Cities of the Everyday: Socio-Spatial Perspectives on Gender, Difference, and Diversity; Urban Homelessness in Canada; Power and Decision-Making in the City: Political Perspectives; APPENDIX 1: URBAN DEFINITIONS, STATISTICS CANADA, 1996; APPENDIX 2: SELECTED DATA ON CANADA'S CENSUS METROPOLITAN AREAS, 1996; INDEX

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