Urban & Regional Politics

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Governing Ourselves?

The Politics of Canadian Communities

UBC Press

This stimulating text considers questions of influence and power within local institutions and decision-making processes using numerous illustrations from municipalities across Canada.

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Redrawing Local Government Boundaries

An International Study of Politics, Procedures, and Decisions

Edited by John Meligrana
UBC Press

Offers a broad theoretical understanding of local government boundary reform and informs the wider scholarly discussion and debate regarding institutional change, state structures, and the areal jurisdiction of local governments.

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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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Urban Indian Reserves

Forging New Relationships in Saskatchewan

Foreword by Peter Frood; Edited by Laurie Barron and Joseph Garcea
UBC Press, Purich Publishing

A much needed discussion on creating collaborative local treaty land arrangements, where First Nations and municipal governments are shaping the future of their respective communities as well as providing a model for other communities.

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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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Collaborative Planning

Shaping Places in Fragmented Societies

UBC Press
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