Urban development

Urban development

Cultivating community : co-operative gardening

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Joan Riggs
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Vol 8, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article promotes community organized gardens and their social benefits. Defines Eco-Feminism. Gives examples of successful community garden projects. Lists ways to start a garden in your neighbourhood. 

 


Sharing responsibility: building healthy communities in Winnipeg's North End

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English
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Author: 
Jason Brown
Nancy Higgitt
Susan Wingert
Christine Miller
Mary Williams
Larry Morrissette
North End Housing Project
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Winnipeg Inner City Research Alliance
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Explores the perceptions of inner-city residents and service providers to represent their ideas about building healthy communities. Provides a series of recommendations for involving residents in community building.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Urbanisation and urban poverty: a gender analysis

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English
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Rachel Masika
Arjan de Haan
Sally Baden
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BRIDGE development-gender
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Brighton, UK

Argues that much of the literature on women, gender, and urban poverty issues have fallen outside the mainstream.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The Montréal Declaration on women's safety

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Online
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Women in Cities International
Publication Date: 
2002
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Montreal, QC

Created during the First International Seminar on Women's Safety, held in Montréal in May 2002. Forms a call to all those concerned: women, men, community organizations, NGO's, cities and municipalities, governments and international organizations etc., to take action.

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