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Author: Max Fora
Publisher: Au Pre
Keywords: calgary, press, sprawl, urban, discourses, expansive
Number of Pages: 276
Published: 2009-04-02
ISBN-10: 1897425139
ISBN-13: 9781897425138

A groundbreaking study of urban sprawl in Calgary, "Expansive Discourses" looks at the city’s development 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.In "Expansive Discourses", Foran examines the complexity of their debates from a historical perspective, why each party acted as it did, and where each can be criticized.About the Auth

Author: Arnold Krupat
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: literature, history, ethnography, ethnocriticism
Number of Pages: 296
Published: 1992
ISBN-10: 0520074475
ISBN-13: 9780520074477

Ethnocriticism moves cultural critique to the boundaries that exist between cultures. The boundary traversed in Krupat's dexterous new book is the contested line between native and mainstream American literatures and cultures.For over a century the discourses of ethnography, history, and literature have sought to represent the Indian in America. Krupat considers all these discourses and the ways in which Indians have attempted to "write back," producing an oppositional--or at least a parallel--discourse. Ethnocriticism moves cultural critique to the boundaries that exist between cultures. The

Author: Jan van Eijck
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: software, social, discourses
Number of Pages: 249
Published: 2010-08-15
ISBN-10: 9089641238
ISBN-13: 9789089641236

Can computer science solve our social problems? With Discourses on Social Software Jan Van Eijck and Rineke Verbrugge suggest it can, offering the reader a fascinating introduction to the innovative field of social software. Compiling a series of discussions involving a logician, a computer scientist, a philosopher, and a number of researchers from various other academic fields, this collection details the many ways in which the seemingly abstract disciplines of logic and computer science can be used to analyze and solve contemporary social problems.

Author: M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen
Publisher: The Fellowship Press
Keywords: discourses, selected, man, wisdom
Number of Pages: 170
Published: 1994-06-01
ISBN-10: 0914390457
ISBN-13: 9780914390459

Author: Epictetus
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: discourses, epictetus
Number of Pages: 304
ISBN-10: 1605069760
ISBN-13: 9781605069760

Author: Michael Böcher
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Keywords: proceedings, international, conference, gttingen, expertise, discourses, forest, goverance, role, environmental
Number of Pages: 203
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 3940344745
ISBN-13: 9783940344748

Author: Webu Sayadaw
Publisher: Buddhist Publication Society
Keywords: webu, sayadaw, discourses, selected, ultimate, calm, way
Number of Pages: 170
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 9552402182
ISBN-13: 9789552402180
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