GGRB05H3 Y Summer 2012 University of Toronto Scarborough
Reading List Department of Social Sciences
May 14. Concepts, Context and Our Urbanizing World.
Textbook Chapters 1, 2, and 3.
Toronto Community Foundation. 2011. Torontoʼs Vital Signs. Toronto Star Insert. TorontoCommunity
United Nations. 2008. World Urbanizing Prospects. The 2007 Revision. Executive Summary . United
Nations: Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
May 28. National Urban Systems.
Textbook Chapters 4, 5, and 6.
Martin Prosperity Institute; Cities Centre; The Centre on Governance, University of Ottawa; Innis College
Urban Studies Program; School of Geography and Earth Studies, McMaster University; Program
on Globalization and Regional Innovation Sytms;Schoorinmentieand
Development, University of Waterloo; and City Institute at York University. 201Cities Grow
Ontario: Urban Challenges and Prospects.
Toronto Community Foundation. 2011. Torontoʼs Vital Signs. Full Report . Toronto Community
June 4. Urban Economies, Employment and Retail Patterns.
Textbook Chapters 12 and 14.
Toronto Board of Trade. 2011. Toronto as a Global City: Scorecard on Prosperity - 2012 . Toronto Board
Whyte, M. 2009. Why Richard Florida's honeymoon is over. Toronto Star , June 27.
Wilson, D. and Keil, R. 2008. The real creative class. Social and Cultural Geography 9(8): 841-847.
1 June 11. Urban Mobility and Transportation.
Textbook Chapter 13.
Hess, P. M. and Farrow, J. 20 10. Walkability in Torontoʼs High-Rise Neighbourhoods: Executive
Metrolinx. 2008. The Big Move. Government of Ontario.
Toronto Public Health. 2012. Road to Health: Improving Walking an