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Managing for excellence in the public sector

Author: Gerrit Van der Waldt; D F P Du Toit; E C Ströh
Publisher: Kenwyn : Juta & Co., 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Reshaping Toronto's Waterfront is a fundamental resource for understanding the waterfront as a dynamic space that is neither fully tamed nor wholly uncontrolled.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerrit Van der Waldt; D F P Du Toit; E C Ströh
ISBN: 0702138169 9780702138164
OCLC Number: 39391384
Description: xxx, 471 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction PART ONE: FORGING THE INDUSTRIAL WATERFRONT 1 Planning for Change: Harbour Commissions, Civil Engineers, and Large-Scale Manipulation of Nature MICHAEL MOIR 2 Establishing the Toronto Harbour Commission and Its 1912 Waterfront Development Plan GENE DESFOR, LUCIAN VESALON, AND JENNEFER LAIDLEY 3 From Liability to Profitabilit: How Disease, Fear, and Medical Science Cleaned Up the Marshes of Ashbridge's Bay PAUL S.B. JACKSON 4 From Feast to Famine: Shipbuilding and the 1912 Waterfront Development Plan MICHAEL MOIR 5 A Social History of a Changing Environment: The Don River Valley, 1910--1931 JENNIFER BONNELL 6 Boundaries and Connectivity: The Lower Don River and Ashbridge's Bay TENLEY CONWAY 7 Networks of Power: Toronto's Waterfront Energy Systems from 1840 to 1970 SCOTT PRUDHAM, GUNTER GAD, AND RICHARD ANDERSON PART TWO: SHAPING THE POST-INDUSTRIAL WATERFRONT 8 Creating an Environment for Change: The 'Ecosystem Approach' and the Olympics on Toronto's Waterfront JENNEFER LAIDLEY 9 From Harbour Commission to Port Authority: Institutionalizing the Federal Government's Role in Waterfront Development CHRISTOPHER SANDERSON AND PIERRE FILION 10 Cleaning Up on the Waterfront: Development of Contaminated Sites HON Q. LU AND GENE DESFOR 11 Who's in Charge?: Jurisdictional Gridlock and the Genesis of Waterfront Toronto GABRIEL EIDELMAN 12 Public-Private Sector Alliances in Sustainable Waterfront Revitalization: Policy, Planning, and Design in the West Don Lands SUSANNAH BUNCE 13 Socio-ecological Change in the Nineteenth and Twenty-first Centuries: The Lower Don River GENE DESFOR AND JENNIFER BONNELL References Contributors Index
Responsibility: G. van der Waldt, D.F.P. du Toit ; consulting editor, E.C. Ströh.


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