Urban Sprawl in Calgary, 1945–1978
A groundbreaking study of how and why the interactions between local government and land developers in Calgary after the Second World War created a city that exemplifies urban sprawl.
The Beaver Hills Country
A History of Land and Life
This book explores a relatively small, but interesting and anomalous, region of Alberta between the North Saskatchewan and the Battle Rivers.
Ecology and Wonder in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks Heritage Site
Examining the ecology of the Western Canadian mountain region, this book argues that preserving the Rocky Mountains may be an important defence against future climate change impacts on the Canadian west.
Trail of Story, Travellers’ Path
Reflections on Ethnoecology and Landscape
A sensitive examination of meanings of landscape, this book draws on the author’s rich experience with diverse environments and peoples in western Canada.
Alberta Oil and the Decline of Democracy in Canada
This is a much needed critical assessment of the political peculiarities of Alberta and the impact the government’s relationship to the oil industry has on the lives of the province’s most vulnerable citizens.
The Convergence of the Social Economy and Sustainability
Alberta's Lower Athabasca Basin
Archaeology and Palaeoenvironments
Contributors discuss and explore the unique record of prehistoric landscape use revealed by development in the lower Athabasca Basin.
Public Deliberation on Climate Change
Lessons from Alberta Climate Dialogue
Pollution, Persistence, and Politics
Plastic Legacies brings together scholars from the fields of marine biology, psychology, anthropology, environmental studies, Indigenous studies, and media studies to investigate and address the urgent socio-ecological challenges brought about by plastics.
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