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Environment in mind: A creative and ecocritical look at popular literature
(Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, 2007-08-30)
Ecocriticism, the “study of literature and the environment” (Glotfelty xvii) is expanding to meet the needs of an ever changing environment, currently shifting to include a broader range of critical methodologies, genres ...
'Seaweed, Power, and Markets: A Political Ecology of the Caluya Islands, Philippines.'
(Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, 2008-03-31)
The integration of remote places around the world into common markets and the expansion of market based economies is one of the most transformative processes of the global capitalist age. While South East Asia, and the ...
Cycling Advocacy, DIY Urbanism and the Transformation of Automobility
(Faculty of Environmental Studies, 2012)
Automobile dependency has had a broad impact on Canadian society, and has become one of the most important influences on how cities are planned. It is widely recognized that increasing the modal share of cyclists, as a ...
“The Call of the World, A Levinasian Response”
(Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, 2007-09)
This paper addressed my desire to respond to the devastation of nature through the postphenomenological thought of Emmanuel Levinas. Its intent was to describe Levinas’s event of the pre-cognitive face-to-face encounter ...
Salmon Tales: An Arts-Informed and Literary Inquiry into Salmon Farming in B.C.
(Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, 2004)
Creating Affordable Housing in Toronto Using Public-Private Partnerships
(Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, 2003)
This major paper explores observed trends in residential urban infill and intensification and the need for improved affordability in this type of development. Following detailed analysis of the affordability crisis within ...
Global Navigation Satellite System Road Pricing in the Greater Toronto Area
(Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, 2011)
This paper discusses the prospects of overcoming the hurdles to implementing a policy of road pricing in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) via Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technology. The paper begins by outlining ...
Spatial Practices: Architecture, Planning and Citizenship in Mexico City
(Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, 2000)
This study questions the view that privileges planning professionals with the right and responsibility of building the city. Instead, it brings social movements, everyday practices and a cultural politics to the foreground ...
'Community-Based Sustainable Tourism within Conservation Areas: A paradigm for environmental and socio-economic alleviation of Mexicans?'
(Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, 2008-07-30)
This research examines the role of community participation in the implementation of a project of sustainable tourism within a conservation area in México. It aims to illustrate the value and challenges involved in promoting ...
The Unicorn's Bargain: The Gift and The Environment
(Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, 2002)
"Gifting" or "gift exchange" is an economic practice carried out in cultures worldwide, from so called "archaic" times to the present day. Definitions vary: to some, gifting is a mirror image or a shadow of the current ...