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Political Science City Planning & Urban Development

A Citizen's Guide to City Politics

by (author) James Lorimer

photographs by Myfanwy Phillips

Publisher
James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Initial publish date
Jan 1972
Category
City Planning & Urban Development, Housing & Urban Development
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780888620262
    Publish Date
    Jan 1972
    List Price
    $45.00
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780888620279
    Publish Date
    Jan 1972
    List Price
    $19.95

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This book sweeps aside the smokescreen of city politicians who talk about democracy and doing what the people want, and demonstrates exactly how developers and other real estate interests have taken control of city hall.
James Lorimer bases his argument on detailed information about Vancouver, Winnipeg and Toronto. But he also cites evidence that suggests that the book's analysis applies to every major city in the country.
First published in 1972, A Citizen's Guide to City Politics is a pioneering examination of Canadian urban development and city politics.

About the authors

JAMES LORIMER is the author of numerous books on city politics. He is also involved in book publishing.

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MYFANWY PHILLIPS is the author of The Children of Peace. Her photographs are also featured in Heather Robertson\s Grass Roots.'

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