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Expansive Discourses: Urban Sprawl in Calgary, 1945-1978

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Book Series: The West Unbound:Social and Cultural Studies ISSN: 1915819X ISBN: 9781897425138 9781897425145 Year: Pages: 285 Language: English
Publisher: Athabasca University Press
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A groundbreaking study of urban sprawl in Calgary after the Second World War. The interactions of land developers and the local government influenced how the pattern grew: developers met market demands and optimized profits by building houses as efficiently as possible, while the City had to consider wider planning constraints and infrastructure costs. Foran examines the complexity of their interactions from a historical perspective, why each party acted as it did, and where each can be criticized.

ChanceMINT.NRW – Studienbiografische Wendepunkte und Karriereperspektiven

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ISBN: 9783847410669 9783847420507 Year: Pages: 144 DOI: 10.3224/978384742050 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
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The ChanceMINT.NRW project provides insights into professional practice, prepares students for their career entry and motivates them to shape the course of their studies with self-confidence. Together with partners from industry, committed female students visit major construction sites, sewage treatment plants and planning offices and talk to experts from partner companies about hurdles, successes and professional challenges.

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