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Displacing Blackness: Power, Planning, and Race in Twentieth-Century Halifax
Displacing Blackness: Power, Planning, and Race in Twentieth-Century Halifax
By Ted Rutland

While focused on twentieth-century Halifax, Displacing Blackness develops broad insights about the possibilities and limitations of modern planning. Drawing connections between the history of planning and emerging scholarship in Black Studies, Ted Rutland positions anti-blackness at the heart of contemporary city-making.

Available Jul 2018
Gentrifier
Gentrifier
By John Joe Schlichtman, Jason Patch, and Marc Lamont Hill
Foreword by Peter Marcuse

Gentrifier demystifies the idea of gentrification by opening a conversation that links the theoretical and the grassroots, spanning the literature of urban sociology, geography, planning, policy, and more.

Published Apr 2017
Celebrating Urban Community Life: Fairs, Festivals, Parades, and Community Practice
Celebrating Urban Community Life: Fairs, Festivals, Parades, and Community Practice
By Melvin Delgado

Celebrating Urban Community Life is a comprehensive guide to understanding and enhancing communal celebrations as a source of community capital.

Published Apr 2016
Multicultural Cities: Toronto, New York, and Los Angeles
Multicultural Cities: Toronto, New York, and Los Angeles
By Mohammad Abdul Qadeer

In Multicultural Cities, Mohammad Abdul Qadeer offers a tour of three of North America’s premier multicultural metropolises – Toronto, New York, and Los Angeles

Published Mar 2016
Cities and the Politics of Difference: Multiculturalism and Diversity in Urban Planning
Cities and the Politics of Difference: Multiculturalism and Diversity in Urban Planning
Edited by Michael A. Burayidi

The essays in this collection cover the practical and theoretical issues that surround integrating considerations of diversity in all its forms and guises into planning practice and theory.

Published Nov 2015
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