Moved by the state : forced relocation and making a good life in postwar Canada /

'Why don't they just move?' This reductive question is asked whenever reports surface of the all-too-common lack of social services and economic opportunities in Canada's rural and urban communities. But why are certain people and places vulnerable? And who is responsible for a r...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Loo, Tina, 1962- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2019]
Series:Brenda and David McLean Canadian studies series.
Table of Contents:
  • "No More Canadians Will Starve!": Development, Discipline, and Decolonizing the North
  • "The Governmentality Game": Problematizing, Resettling, and Democratizing Newfoundland
  • "Artisans of Their Destiny": Participation, Power, and Place in Quebec's Backcountry
  • "Deviating from the Strict Letter of the Law": Race, Poverty, and Planning in Postwar Halifax
  • "A Fourth Level of Government"? Urban Renewal, State Power, and Democracy in Vancouver's East Side.