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The Housing and Economic Experiences of Immigrants in U.S. and Canadian Cities
The Housing and Economic Experiences of Immigrants in U.S. and Canadian Cities
Edited by Carlos Teixeira and Wei Li

The Housing and Economic Experiences of Immigrants in U.S. and Canadian Cities is a collection of essays examining how recent immigrants have fared in getting access to jobs and housing in urban centres across the continent.

Published Feb 2015
Building a Co-operative Community in Public Housing: The Case of the Atkinson Housing Co-operative
Building a Co-operative Community in Public Housing: The Case of the Atkinson Housing Co-operative
By Jorge Sousa

Building a Co-operative Community in Public Housing follows the journey of a Toronto public housing complex as it was converted into a resident-operated co-operative, a first in Canada.

Published Jul 2013
StreetCities: Rehousing the Homeless
StreetCities: Rehousing the Homeless
By Rae Bridgman

"A wonderful example of contemporary anthropology." - Irene Glasser, Community Renewal Team (CRT), Hartford, Connecticut

Published Dec 2005
Urban Housing Markets: Recent Directions in Research and Policy
Urban Housing Markets: Recent Directions in Research and Policy
Edited by L.S. Bourne and J. Hitchcock

This volume is both a record of the Conference on Urban Housing Markets sponsored by the Centre for Urban and Community Studies in October 1977 and a review of important recent research on urban housing markets and related public policy issues. 

Published Dec 1978
Urban Futures for Central Canada: Perspectives on Forecasting Urban Growth and Form
Urban Futures for Central Canada: Perspectives on Forecasting Urban Growth and Form
Edited by Larry S. Bourne, Ross D. MacKinnon, Jay Siegel, and James W. Simmons

Urban problems are now a dominant social issue: the essays in this volume consider the direction some of these problems may take in Central Canada.

Published Dec 1974
The City Below The Hill: The Slums of Montreal, 1897
The City Below The Hill: The Slums of Montreal, 1897

By Herbert Brown Ames

Introduction by P.F.W. Rutherford

The city below the hill is a detailed investigation of social conditions in a working class quarter of Montreal during the 1890s.

Published Dec 1972