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Urban Expansion and Industrial Nature: A Political Ecology of Toronto's Port Industrial District
(Joint Editors and Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2008-09)
This article analyses political and economic practices involved with the production of an industrial form of socio-nature - the Port Industrial District - during the early decades of the twentieth century in Toronto, Canada. ...
Introduction to "Political ecologies of urban waterfront transformations"
This is an introductory chapter for a series of papers which focus on the political ecology of waterfronts in selected cities in Europe, North America and the Caribbean. The papers incorporate emphases on the myriad ...
Walking on Water: The Politics of Land Creation
This presentation looks at how a particular form of socio-nature, the Port Industrial District, was produced through intertwined human and non-human processes and how this new land-form supported wealth accumulation in ...
Keys to the City: Waterfront Development in Toronto
The article begins with a narrative of David Miller’s 2003 mayoral election victory not only because the waterfront has become, if not materially then certainly symbolically, central to his term of office, but also because ...
Toronto's Recent Waterfront Struggles: Much Ado About Nothing?
The article analyses a particular case of jurisdictional conflict in planning and developing Toronto's waterfront at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation and the ...
Port City Relations: Global Spaces of Urban Waterfront Development
Urban waterfronts have become key sites where global restructuring processes and local interests are engaged in complex struggles that are influencing the future of cities. The author discusses three issues related to these ...