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Unions and the City: Negotiating Urban Change

Ian Thomas MacDonald (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501706547
eISBN:
9781501712692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501706547.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Labor unions remain the largest membership-based organizations in major North American cities. As unions become more involved in the daily life of the city, they find themselves confronting the ... More


From Hippie to Hip: City Governance and Two Eras of Street Vending in Vancouver, Canada

Amy Hanser

in Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036573
eISBN:
9780262341554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036573.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter examines the contrast between street vending and city regulatory responses in Vancouver, Canada during two time periods—the 1970s and the 2010s. The comparison of “hippy” vending in the ... More


Urbanization: Making Room for Migrant Workers

Arvind Panagariya

in New India: Reclaiming the Lost Glory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197531556
eISBN:
9780197531587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531556.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

Economic transformation involves a movement of workers out of agriculture and into industry and services. The latter are predominantly located in and around urban areas. Therefore, urbanization is ... More


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