This study, first published in 1968, was one of the first books on Canada’s urban development, bringing together the viewpoints of professionals who had studied various aspects of city growth – economic, social, geographic, political. The book demonstrates the effectiveness and potential of the cross-disciplinary approach and will prove useful to all those interested in the future of our cities.
Table of Contents
Preface; Introduction; 1. Prolegomena to Urban Analysis N. H. Lithwick and Gilles Paquet; Part One: Toward a Cross-Disciplinary Approach; 2. Urban Growth and Regional Contagion N. H. Lithwick and Gilles Paquet 3. Urban Growth and the Concept of Functional Region D. Michael Ray 4. Urban Land Use: An Economic-Geographic Concept N. H. Lithwick and Gilles Paquet; Part Two: Urban Analysis: Some Case Studies; 5. The Economics of Urban Land Use N. H. Lithwick and Gilles Paquet 6. The Integration of Metropolitan Federations: The Interaction of Political Theory and Urban Phenomena Harold Kaplan 7. Social Consequences of Urbanization Peter C. Pineo; Part Three: Public Policy for City and Region; 8. The Scope of Urban Policy A. N. McKay and D. W. Slater 9. Housing Policy and Urban Renewal R. T. Adamson 10. The Concept of Regional Government and a Proposal for Ontario D. C. Rowat; Conclusion; 11. Approaching the Urban Unit: Some Conclusions and a Beginning N. H. Lithwick and Gilles Paquet; Bibliography; Index