Planning & Urban Development

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City-Building in an Age of Hyper-Diversity

How do we build cities where we aren’t just living within the same urban space, but living together? Greater Toronto is now home to a larger proportion of foreign-born residents than any … ; 281 View
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Introduction

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Pitter explains the rationale behind the anthology – to spark thoughtful, spirited discussion about inclusive city-building. 9 $0.90 Add
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Identity and the City

Thinking Through Diversity

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Farhadi examines four individual stories of diversity in Toronto. 20 $2.00 Add
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Doing Immigrant Resettlement Right

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This chapter argues for immigrants to be included in the political process. 16 $1.60 Add
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Step 2: Identifying Barriers and Benefits

From: Fostering Sustainable Behavior

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Uncovering barriers and benefits involves four steps. 1) Begin by reviewing relevant articles and reports. 2) Following this review, carry out observations of people engaging in the behavior you … 20 $0.40 Add
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Placemaking for Community

From: Common Threads

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A “working landscape” in the city can be planned for use by the people who live there. Newly articulated land use options coupled with accessing the green waste from both invasive … 32 $3.20 Add
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Step 3: Developing Strategies

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This chapter will provide an overview of how to design effective strategies. Developing a community-based social marketing strategy involves addressing two behaviors simultaneously: 1) the … 4 $0.40 Add
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Wasauksing-Vancouver-Toronto

My Path Home

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The author describes the struggle in her youth coming to terms with her First Nations identity. 10 $1.00 Add
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Biodiversity: Getting it Under Your Skin

From: Secret Life of Your Microbiome

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Humans often need to see threats to the environment, and, by extension to their health and survival. Progressive losses over time can dilute urgency and awareness. So can progressive gains. One … ; 24 $2.40 Add
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Enclosures of Public Spaces and Infrastructure

From: Think Like a Commoner

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The city is one of the most fiercely contested arenas for market enclosures. Public squares, parks, walkways, sports arenas and the very face and identity of a city are being taken over by a cozy … 10 $1.00 Add
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How We Welcome

Why Canada's Refugee Resettlement Program Undermines Place-making

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The chapter discusses immigrant sponsorship to Canada and ensuring successful settlement for families upon arrival. ; 13 $1.30 Add
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Seeking Strategic Pathways to Energy Sufficiency

From: Resilience Imperative

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Our energy diet has put us between a rock and a hot place. On one hand, we are hooked on oil and demand is increasing. On the other hand, if we do not radically reduce our fossil-fuel use, we … ; 19 $1.90 Add
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Step 3: Developing Strategies – Self-Perception Theory

Commitment: From Good Intentions to Action

From: Fostering Sustainable Behavior

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Self-Perception Theory intriguingly suggests that if we can provide opportunities for people to engage in sustainable behaviors conveniently, the very act of engaging in those behaviors will … 18 $0.18 Add
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Finding Space for Spirituality

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The author explores the racist opposition to the Meadowvale Islamic Centre in Mississauga. 11 $1.10 Add
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Your Microbial Orchestra

From: Secret Life of Your Microbiome

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Microbes have been with humans for every step of our evolutionary journey. Symbiosis describes living in close proximity with mutual advantage — an apt description of our relationship with … ; 39 $3.90 Add
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Navigating the City with an Invisible Illness

The Story of Dorothy

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This chapter focuses on access to urban mental health resources. 4 $0.40 Add