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Julie-Anne Boudreau,Pierre Hamel,Roger Keil,Stefan Kipfer. Governing Cities Through Regions.

However, as Julie-Anne Boudreau points out in her 2000 book Megacity Saga, amalgamation in Toronto captured media attention and political life from December 1996 until the passage of the provincial legislation enacting municipal consolidation just four months later. Opposition mobilization was swift.

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julie-anne Boudreau The Megacity Saga: Democracy and Citizenship in this Global Age. Book.

The project of globalizing informality requires the circulation of concepts and theories from the ‘South’ to the ‘North’. The Megacity Saga: Democracy and Citizenship in this Global Age.

Published in: Science. net/download Pub Date: 2000-12-07 ISBN-10 : 1551641658 ISBN-13 : 9781551641652 Author : Julie-Anne Boudreau Publisher : Sage Publications Pvt. Ltd. Recommended.

Мы знаем об 1 книге, которую написал "Julie-Anne Boudreau". This book offers a reflection on the transformations of urban politics worldwide in the past four decades, from interpersonal street-level politics to transnational governing institutions. Это: "Global Urban Politics: Informalization of the State". Organized thematically, the book examines urban social movements, diversity politics, environmental politics and security politics at a global level and argues that living in an urban world calls for a profound rethinking of how we act politically.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Citizens Facing a Megacity Giant: Story of the Amalgamation of Toronto

Chapter 2: Citizens for Local Democracy Speaks Out

Chapter 3: Within the Belly of a Global Monster: Discourses on Globalization and the State

Chapter 4: The Living Sponge of the City: The Politics of Everyday Life

Chapter 5: From Constitutionalism to the Rights to the City

Chapter 6: Performative Citizenship and Citizens for Local Democracy

IndexAppendix A: Checklist for Local DemocracyAppendix B: Civic PrioritiesAppendix C: Citizens for Local Democracy Values StatementAppendix D: Principles Governing Municipal/Provincial Financial Relationships

List of Tables, Maps, Cartoons:Table 1: Voter Turnouts 1991-1997Table 2: November 10, 1997 Electoral Results MayorTable 3: Provincial Elections, June 3, 1999 Results in the new city and in the GTA, in percentTable 4: Changes in Social ManagementTable 5: Downtown Toronto Provincial Electoral Results 1987-99

Map 1: The Greater Toronto AreaMap 2: Median Household Income by Census Tract

Image 1: Voter Stress SyndromeImage 2: Name Changes


Toronto the Good. Toronto the Strong. Toronto the Thriving. Toronto the Polite. Toronto the Safe, the Clean, the Green...I was turning these words over in my mind as we stopped at Tim Hortons near Oshawa, for a last stop before entering the city. I wanted to embrace the city, learn its language, hop on its streetcars, "ride the rocket," as they say over there. And I did it all right, commuting one hour back and forth to suburban York University everyday from my downtown apartment. I was entering the city as a stranger...and a few months later I was marching down Yonge street with thousands of other residents, in the midst of big "No Megacity!" signs. Toronto the Good, Toronto the Strong, Toronto the Thriving...Toronto was shouting! I was used to student demonstrations and street protests in Montreal the Political, Montreal the Sensual, Montreal the Creative. But I did not expect this in Toronto.

They say timing is everything. I arrived in the Toronto of the 1990s, the Toronto of massive mobilization, in the aftermath of the sweeping vi

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ISBN13: 978-1551641645

ISBN: 155164164X

Author: Julie-anne Boudreau

Category: Social Sciences

Subcategory: Politics & Government

Language: English

Publisher: Black Rose Books; 1st Edition.. edition (August 30, 2000)

Pages: 252 pages

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