Urban & Regional Politics
Reconceiving Community in a Neoliberal Era
If local governments accept a social agenda as part of their responsibilities, the contributors to Small Cities, Big Issues believe that small cities can succeed in reconceiving community based on the ideals of acceptance, accommodation, and inclusion.
Network Governance and Homelessness Policy-Making in Canada
This comparison of three major Canadian cities over a twenty-year period draws on network governance theory to show that effective homelessness policy must be built on inclusive, collaborative decision making that includes policy makers and civil-society actors.
Perspectives on Policing and Leadership by Ernie Louttit
Retired police sergeant Ernie Louttit shares stories from the streets of Saskatoon, struggling to bring justice to communities where the lines between criminal and victim often blurred.
Power, Politics, and Freedom of Information Process in Canada
Drawing together the perspectives of social scientists, journalists, and ATI advocates, Brokering Access explores the policies and practices surrounding access to information in Canada, highlighting the struggle between the public’s desire for transparency and the government’s culture of secrecy.
Building New Relations
This book traces developments in the voluntary sector in Canada since the early 1990s, offering an up-to-date portrait of the federal government’s evolving relationship with voluntary organizations.
Regulation and Risk in the Scotian Basin
This comprehensive study of petroleum politics in the Scotian Basin reveals the complex interplay of regulation and risk as industry, federal, and provincial authorities struggle to develop Canada's Atlantic offshore oil and gas resources.
People, Land, and Water in Agricultural Manitoba
This in-depth exploration of surface water management in southern Manitoba reveals how coping with environmental realities has altered both residents’ relations with each other and their ideas about the role of the state.
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