Geography

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Taking Stands

Gender and the Sustainability of Rural Communities

UBC Press

Goes beyond the dichotomies of “pro” and “anti” environmentalism to tell the stories of the women who seek to maintain resource use in rural places.

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Environmental Land Use Planning and Management

Island Press

Environmental Land Use Planning and Management is a unique new textbook that presents a diverse, comprehensive, and coordinated approach to issues of land use planning and management and their impacts on the environment.

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The Co-Workplace

Teleworking in the Neighbourhood

UBC Press

Borrowing from the experience of cooperative artists' studios, business incubators, and the corner copy shop, this book explains why office infrastructure can be important for productivity as well as the quality of work life.

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Making Native Space

Colonialism, Resistance, and Reserves in British Columbia

UBC Press

It presents the most comprehensive account available of perhaps the most critical mapping of space ever undertaken in BC – the drawing of the lines that separated the tiny plots of land reserved for Native people from the rest.

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Planning Canadian Regions

UBC Press

The first book to consolidate the history, evolution, current practice, and future prospects for regional planning in Canada.

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Demography in Canada in the Twentieth Century

UBC Press

Focusing on the period from 1913 to 1995, this book offers a social and institutional account of the evolution of demography in Canada.

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Planning the New Suburbia

Flexibility by Design

UBC Press

Everybody sneers at the suburb, but two-thirds of us now live there. Friedman's book shows how we might make the suburb liveable, affordable, adaptable and environmentally sustainable -- make them into real neighbourhoods.

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Place, Culture and Identity

Essays in Historical Geography in Honour of Alan R.H. Baker

Les Presses de l'Université Laval, Laval University Press

This book features twelve commissioned essays recognizing Alan R.H. Baker, a leading scholar in historical geographyhighly influential and innovative contributions.

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Islands of Truth

The Imperial Fashioning of Vancouver Island

UBC Press

Timely, provocative, and a vital contribution to post-colonial studies, this book questions premises underlying much of present B.C. historical writing, arguing that international literature offers more fruitful ways of framing local historical experiences.

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Houser

The Life and Work of Catherine Bauer, 1905-64

UBC Press

Catherine Bauer changed forever the concept of social housing and inspired a generation of urban activists to integrate public housing into the emerging welfare state of the mid-20th century. She was one of a small group of idealists who called themselves “Housers” because of their commitment to raising the quality of urban life through improving shelter for low-income families.

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