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Repowering Cities: Governing Climate Change Mitigation in New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto

Sara Hughes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740411
eISBN:
9781501740428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740411.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

City governments are rapidly becoming society's problem solvers. As this book shows, nowhere is this more evident than in New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto, where the cities' governments are ... More


Coping with the Crisis

Thomas H. Stanton

in Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail: Governance and Management Lessons from the Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199915996
eISBN:
9780199950324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915996.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 3 looks at four firms that successfully withstood the crisis: JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, and Toronto Dominion Bank (TD Bank), including their preparation, responses to the ... More


Concert Treasures

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0047
Subject:
Music, Popular

By the 1920s, jazz music was being recorded more or less regularly. And if those who heard the past legendary musicians claim that the records by Fletcher Henderson or King Oliver or Bix Beiderbecke ... More


Introduction

Patricia Q. Campbell

in Knowing Body, Moving Mind: Ritualizing and Learning at Two Buddhist Centers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793822
eISBN:
9780199914531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793822.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This introduction describes the histories of the centers, some of the background of the main teachers and a description of the meditation classes and other events each offers. Descriptive detail of ... More


Friends of the Heart and Chandrakirti Centre: Meditation in Toronto

Patricia Q. Campbell

in Knowing Body, Moving Mind: Ritualizing and Learning at Two Buddhist Centers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793822
eISBN:
9780199914531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793822.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter presents an overview of the two centers involved in this study: Friends of the Heart and Chandrakirti Centre. It describes the histories of the centers, some of the background of the ... More


Staying Italian: Urban Change and Ethnic Life in Postwar Toronto and Philadelphia

Jordan Stanger-Ross

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226770741
eISBN:
9780226770765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770765.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Despite their twin positions as two of North America's most iconic Italian neighborhoods, South Philly and Toronto's Little Italy have functioned in dramatically different ways since World War II. ... More


Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films

Daniel Kremer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165967
eISBN:
9780813166742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165967.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The fifty-seven-year career of Toronto-born film director Sidney J. Furie laughs in the face of monotony, surely ranking among the most fascinating in the history of the industry. Emigrating to ... More


The Boy in His Own Company

Daniel Kremer

in Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165967
eISBN:
9780813166742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165967.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Furie was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His parents, Polish-Jewish immigrants from the same European village, raised him with progressive values that were counter to the climate and ... More


This Time It’s Not Funny!

Aloni Udi

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, the author criticizes Jewish international celebrities who published a counterdeclaration to the Toronto Declaration, of which he is a codrafter along with Naomi Klein, John Greyson, ... More


Elementary, My Dear Schnabel: Plea to Julian Schnabel

Aloni Udi

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, the author reprints his reply to Julian Schnabel, who, together with Vanessa Redgrave, published an article criticizing the Toronto Declaration in the New York Times Book Review. ... More


Movable Type: Toronto’s Transnational Printers, 1866–1872

Jacob Remes

in Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199731633
eISBN:
9780199894420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731633.003.0025
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Today, nation is often the paramount category organizing scholarship, politics, and other identities. Nations, states, and labor markets are imagined as coterminous; when they are not, it must be ... More


Revisiting Verb (Projection)Raising in Old English

Eric Haeberli and Susan Pintzuk

in Grammatical Change: Origins, Nature, Outcomes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199582624
eISBN:
9780191731068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582624.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines the distribution of verb raising (VR) and verb projection raising (VPR) in Old English (OE), using the York–Toronto–Helsinki Parsed Corpus of Old English Prose. VR and VPR refer ... More


Cecelia: A Family in Freedom

Brad Asher

in Cecelia and Fanny: The Remarkable Friendship Between an Escaped Slave and Her Former Mistress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134147
eISBN:
9780813135922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134147.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter reviews Cecelia's life in Canada after her escape. It discusses life in Canada for former slaves, and it charts the milestones Cecelia passed on the way to making her freedom seem real ... More


Interpretations III: Edwards and the Revival Tradition

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791606
eISBN:
9780199932290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0042
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Edwards's theology of revival has extended well beyond the Great Awakening. His desire to maintain a balance between openness and caution has resulted in selective readings by a variety of groups and ... More


The Shifting Ambitions and Positions of City Governments

Sara Hughes

in Repowering Cities: Governing Climate Change Mitigation in New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740411
eISBN:
9781501740428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740411.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This introductory chapter discusses the shifting ambitions and positions of city governments. Once considered the purveyors of street repairs and sewer mains, city governments are now being heralded ... More


Made to Measure: Tracing Unique Climate Policy Agendas in New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto

Sara Hughes

in Repowering Cities: Governing Climate Change Mitigation in New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740411
eISBN:
9781501740428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740411.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter traces the climate change mitigation policy agendas of New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto, focusing on the period since 2007, and specifically the tools with which they sought to ... More


The Means Behind the Methods: Governing Strategies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Sara Hughes

in Repowering Cities: Governing Climate Change Mitigation in New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740411
eISBN:
9781501740428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740411.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter assesses how New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto have used the three governing strategies—institution building, coalition building, and capacity building—to support their efforts to ... More


Are We There Yet?: Identifying and Evaluating Urban Progress on Climate Change Mitigation

Sara Hughes

in Repowering Cities: Governing Climate Change Mitigation in New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740411
eISBN:
9781501740428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740411.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter evaluates the progress the three cities—New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto—have made in reducing their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the effects their efforts have had beyond ... More


From social mix to political marginalisation? The redevelopment of Toronto's public housing and the dilution of tenant organisational power

Martine August and Alan Walks

in Mixed Communities: Gentrification By Stealth?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847424938
eISBN:
9781447305538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424938.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Focusing on the current redevelopment schemes underway in Toronto, this chapter explores what socially mixed public-housing redevelopment might mean for tenant participation, organisational ... More


Sarah Jeffrey

Michele Fiala

in Great Oboists on Music and Musicianship

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190915094
eISBN:
9780190915131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915094.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Sarah Jeffrey is principal oboe of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and is on faculty at the Glenn Gould School at the Royal Conservatory and the University of Toronto. In this chapter, Jeffrey ... More


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