Canadian Cities in Transition: Perspectives for an Urban Age by Pierre Filion

Canadian Cities in Transition: Perspectives for an Urban Age

EditorPierre Filion, Markus Moos, Tara Vinodrai

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Canadian Cities in Transition is an unparalleled examination of the critical issues and major transformations taking place in urban Canada. Examining all facets of Canadian cities-including historical evolution, economic dynamics, environmental impacts, and urban lifestyles-this well-balancedresource is crafted to help the next generation address the urban problems they have inherited.

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Pierre Filion is a professor in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo. Markus Moos is an assistant professor in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo. Tara Vinodrai is an associate professor in the Department of Geography and Environment and the School of Environment, Enterprise, and Development at...
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Title:Canadian Cities in Transition: Perspectives for an Urban AgeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.92 inPublished:February 6, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part One: Changing Parameters of Urban Form, Structure, and Policy1. Pierre Filion and Trudi Bunting: Fundamentals of Cities2. Pierre Filion and Trudi Bunting: Urban Transitions: The History and Future of Canadian Urban DevelopmentPart Two: The Structuring Parameters of Cities in an Urban Age3. Peter V. Hall: Global Flows: Making the City, Made in the City4. William E. Rees: Getting Serious about Urban Sustainability: Eco-Footprints and the Vulnerability of 21st Century Cities5. Tara Vinodrai: Economic Change in Canadian Cities: Innovation, Creativity, and the Knowledge-Based Economy6. Tom Hutton and Tara Vinodrai: Employment, Labour Markets, and Urban Change in Canada7. Ivan Townshend and Ryan Walker: Life Course and Lifestyle Changes: Urban Change Through the Lens of Demography8. Audrey Kobayashi and Valerie Preston: International Migration and Immigration: Remaking the Multicultural Canadian City9. Alan Walks: Growing Divisions: Inequality, Neighbourhood Poverty, and Homelessness in the Canadian City10. Ahmed El-Geneidy, Zachary Patterson, and Evelyne St-Louis: Transport and Land-Use Interactions in Cities: Getting Closer to Opportunities11. Zack Taylor and Neil Bradford: The New Localism: Canadian Urban Governance in the Twenty-First Century12. Andrejs Skaburskis and Markus Moos: Urban Economics: The Factors Shaping the Value of LandPart Three: Planning, Policy, and Challenges in an Urban Age13. Maged Senbel and Alexandra Lesnikowski: Climate Change and Neighbourhood Design for Low-Carbon, Resilient, and Healthy Communities14. Alison Bain: Re-Imaging, Re-Elevating, and Re-Placing the Urban: The Cultural Transformation of Canadian Inner Cities15. Betsy Donald and Heather M. Hall: Slow Growth and Decline in Canadian Cities16. Amy Siciliano, Deborah Cowen, and Neil Smith: Fear, Insecurity, and the Canadian City17. Jill L. Grant and Pierre Filion: Emerging Urban Forms in the Canadian City18. Ryan Walker and Jill Gunn: Public Space in the City Centre: Design, Activity, and Measurement19. Richard Harris: Housing: Dreams and Nightmares20. Markus Moos: Generational Change and the City: How Age Defines the Urban Landscape21. Evelyn J. Peters: Aboriginal People in Canadian Cities22. Damaris Rose: Gender, Sexuality, and the City NEW23. Alison Blay-Palmer and Karen Landman: Food Systems and the City24. Jean-Paul D. Addie, Robert S. Fiedler and Roger Keil: Cities on the Edge: Emerging Suburban Constellations in Canada25. Markus Moos and Tara Vinodrai: Conclusion: In Search of New Urban ModelsTara Vinodrai and Markus Moos: Appendix A: Do We Still Have Quality Data to Study Canadian Cities?Michael Seasons: Appendix B: Selected Data on Canada's Census Metropolitan Areas, 2011GlossaryIndex

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"This is a great book. It offers both a foundational framework for advanced study in Canadian urban geography and cutting-edge research on the most pressing issues facing urban Canada today." --Betsy Donald, Queen's University