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2008

Fall 2008 Planning for Diversity in Canada

Fall 2008 Planning for Diversity in Canada

Planning for Diversity in Canada Planning for Diversity in Canada: From Rhetoric to Action by Amy Siciliano and Norma Rantisi An..

October 28, 2008

Healing Abandonment: When Houses Have No People and People Have No Houses, Use it or Lose it

by Shiri Pasternak and David Wachsmuth In Detroit, which is choking on tens of thousands of abandoned properties, the housing abandonment..

October 3, 2008

Citizen Hall: Reclaiming City Hall for the People

by Ryan Hayes How can we, as residents of Toronto, transform Toronto City Hall—the city bureaucracy’s democratic core—into a..

October 3, 2008

Indigeneity: A Cornerstone of Diversity Planning in Canadian Cities

by Ryan Walker Understanding and realizing the urban aspirations of Canada’s Aboriginal (Indigenous) peoples (i.e., First Nations, Métis..

October 3, 2008

An Alternative Tale of the City: Toronto and the Alternative Planning Group

by Uzma Shakir A trip on Toronto Transit (known locally as the T.T.C.) draws a pretty picture of the city of Toronto and the image of..

October 3, 2008
Summer 2008 Citizenship, Democracy and Public Space

Summer 2008 Citizenship, Democracy and Public Space

Feature Articles An Attack on Iran Would Be a Global Disaster: Why Urban Planners Once Again Need to Reject Unprovoked War by Michael..

July 28, 2008

Playing Out Democracy in MacArthur Park: Spatial Struggles in the Everyday Use of Public Space

By Kelly Main MacArthur Park is one of downtown Los Angeles’ largest and most historic public spaces. Located just a few miles west of..

July 3, 2008

Human Rights Activists and the Struggle for Urban Territories in Buenos Aires

By Susana Kaiser Since their irruption into the public sphere in 1977 in the midst of a military dictatorship, the Mothers of the Plaza de..

July 3, 2008

Citizenship, Democracy and Public Space

By Clara Irazábal Public spaces are privileged sites for the enactment and contestation of various stances on democracy and citizenship in..

July 3, 2008

An Attack on Iran Would Be a Global Disaster: Why Urban Planners Once Again Need to Reject Unprovoked War

By Michael Dudley As the United States was preparing for its military assault on Iraq in 2003, Planners Network issued a statement,..

July 3, 2008
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