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Public Interest, Private Property

Law and Planning Policy in Canada

by Anneke Smit & Marcia Valiante

<p>At a time when pollution, urban sprawl, and condo booms are leading municipal governments to adopt prescriptive laws and regulations, this book lays the groundwork for a more informed debate between those trying to preserve private property ...

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Public Places

Sites of Political Communication

by Carl T. Hyden & Theodore F. Sheckels

<p>This book rhetorically and historically examines the contextual and experiential dimensions of a wide range of public places—from memorials to stadiums—that are rife with political implications. Fourteen public places ranging from the ...

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Public Privates

Feminist Geographies of Mediated Spaces

by Marcia R. England

<p><em>Public Privates</em> focuses on public and private acts and spaces in media to explore the formation of geographies. Situated at the intersections of cultural geography, feminist geography, and media studies, Marcia R. England’s study ...

ISBN: 9781496207333

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Public Space and the Culture of Childhood

by Gill Valentine

<p>Children are at the heart of popular and public debates in North America and Europe about the culture of public space. On the one hand there is increased anxiety about children's vulnerability to stranger danger, on the other there is a ...

ISBN: 9781351907637

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Publics and the City

by Kurt Iveson

<p><em>Publics and the City</em> investigates struggles over the making of urban publics, considering how the production, management and regulation of ‘public spaces’ has emerged as a problem for both urban politics and urban ...

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Publics and the City

by Kurt Iveson

<i>Publics and the City</i> investigates struggles over the making of urban publics, considering how the production, management and regulation of ‘public spaces’ has emerged as a problem for both urban politics and urban theory. <br><ul><br><l ...

ISBN: 9781405181365

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Queer Visibilities

Space, Identity and Interaction in Cape Town

by Andrew Tucker

<p>Combining current theory and original fieldwork, <em>Queer Visibilities</em> explores the gap between liberal South African law and the reality for groups of queer men living in Cape Town.</p> <ul> <li>Explores the interface between queer ...

ISBN: 9781444399776

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Rational Landscapes and Humanistic Geography

by Edward Relph

<p>This book, first published in 1981, explores why it is that the modern built environment, while successfully providing material comfort and technical efficiency, none the less breeds despair and depression rather than inspires hope and ...

ISBN: 9781317373650

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Re-Collecting Black Hawk

Landscape, Memory, and Power in the American Midwest

by Nicholas A. Brown & Sarah E. Kanouse

<p>The name Black Hawk permeates the built environment in the upper midwestern United States. It has been appropriated for everything from fitness clubs to used car dealerships. Makataimeshekiakiak, the Sauk Indian war leader whose name loosely ...

ISBN: 9780822980391

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Real Queer?

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Refugees in the Canadian Refugee Apparatus

by David A. B. Murray

<p>“How do I prove I’m gay?” This is the central question for many refugee claimants who are claiming asylum on the basis of sexual orientation persecution. But what are the inherent challenges in obtaining this proof? How is the system that ...

ISBN: 9781783484416

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Rebel Streets and the Informal Economy

Street Trade and the Law

by Alison Brown

<p>Street trade is a critical and highly visible component of the informal economy, linked to global systems of exchange. Yet policy responses are dismissive and evictions commonplace. Despite being progressively marginalised from public space, ...

ISBN: 9781317280088

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Rebuilding Fukushima

by Mitsuo Yamakawa & Daisaku Yamamoto

<p>Five years after the one of the worst nuclear accidents in history, Fukushima now only occasionally headlines national and international media. However, the disaster is far from over, as evidenced by a hundred thousand people from Fukushima ...

ISBN: 9781317273141

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Recovery from Disaster

by Ian Davis & David Alexander

<p>Disasters can dominate newspaper headlines and fill our TV screens with relief appeals, but the complex long-term challenge of recovery—providing shelter, rebuilding safe dwellings, restoring livelihoods and shattered lives—generally fails to

ISBN: 9781317395270

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Redundant Masculinities?

Employment Change and White Working Class Youth

by Linda McDowell

<p><em>Redundant Masculinities?</em> investigates the links between the so-called 'crisis of masculinity' and contemporary changes in the labour market through the lives of young working class men.</p> <ul> <li>Allows the voices of ...

ISBN: 9781444355598

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Reframing Climate Change

Constructing ecological geopolitics

by Shannon O'Lear & Simon Dalby

<p>&quot;Change the system, not the climate&quot; is a common slogan of climate change activists. Yet when this idea comes into the academic and policy realm, it is easy to see how climate change discourse frequently asks the wrong questions. ...

ISBN: 9781317638643

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Regenerating the Inner City

Glasgow's Experience

by David Donnison & Alan Middleton

<p>Originally published in 1987, <em>Regenerating the Inner City</em> looks at the changes to Glasgow’s East End and how industrial closures and slum clearance projects have caused people to leave. This is reflected across the western world, and

ISBN: 9781351035569

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Regional Culture and Economic Development

Explorations in European Ethnology

by Ullrich Kockel

<p>From an interdisciplinary perspective based primarily on European ethnology and political economy, this book explores issues and concepts concerning the link between culture and economy. A historical introduction to key theoretical problems ...

ISBN: 9781351905596

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Regional Development Theories and Their Application

by Benjamin Higgins

<p>Throughout the world today former nation-states, as disparate as Yugoslavia, Somalia, and Canada, have either disintegrated or threaten to splinter into regions. The conflicts are economic, social, ethnic, linguistic, religious, political, ...

ISBN: 9781351494106

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Regional Geography

Theory and Practice

by Roger Minshull

<p>There is only one region--the surface of the earth--on which mankind finds its home. Yet, although much effort is devoted by geographers towards the study of this diversified environment as a whole, it has long seemed necessary, by the ...

ISBN: 9781351494076

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Relational Poverty Politics

Forms, Struggles, and Possibilities

by Mathew Coleman, Nik Heynen, Antonadia Borges & others

<p>This collection examines the power and transformative potential of movements that fight against poverty and inequality. Broadly, poverty politics are struggles to define who is poor, what it means to be poor, what actions might be taken, and ...

ISBN: 9780820353128

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