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Discussion Paper Series

The Department of Geography at York produces Discussion Papers in a broad range of topics.

The purpose of the papers is to promote intra-departmental discussion among Faculty and Students contributions are encouraged. 

General Editors

S. Flusty (2008-2011)

R. Basu (2003-2008)

D.B. Freeman (1989-2003)
P. Simpson-Housley (1986-1988)
G. Norcliffe (1986)
H. Roy Merrens (1974-1984)
Bryn Greer-Wootten (1972-1974)

 

Publications

59. Special Issue: Flusty, S. (ed.) The Art of Geography: Departmental Publication Series #59. 2011. 47 pp. (on-line publication)

58.Bryan H. Massam, John Everitt, Rosa M. Chávez-Dagostino, Rodrigo Espinosa Sánchez, Edmundo Andrade Romo.  Holiday in the Sun: The Impacts of Tourism on Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico, February 2007 ($15.00)

57. Warkentin, John. Geography of Confederation. October 2004, 46 pp. $10.00

56. Massam, Bryan and Beatriz Plaza. The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Controversy: Quantifying the Impact, Prerequisites for its Efficacy and Costs & Risks of the Model.  September 2004, 24 pp.  ($10.00)

55. Massam, Bryan and Beatriz Plaza. The Museum as Public Good: Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. July 2003, 17 pp. ($10.00)

54. Wang, Baoling. A Geographical Study on Quality of Life of Chinese Seniors in the Toronto CMA. March 2003, 23 pp. ($10.00)

53. James R. Gibson. Russian Imperial Expansion, 1550s-1880s: A Comparative Overview. February 2000, 45 pp. ($8.50)

52. Bryan Tinlin. Urban Poor and Public Policies in Thailand: An assessment of the state's implementation of slum relocation and upgrading in Klong Toey District, Bangkok. September 1999, 80 pp. ($8.50)

51. Sarah Payne. The Study of Literary Tourism. April 1999, 61 pp. ($8.00)

50. Special Issue: Daniel J. Scott. 'Where Can Geography Take You? Career Opportunities for Geographers.' March 1998, 82 pp. ($10.00)

49. Bryan H. Massam and Javier Perez Esparcia. 'Approaches to the L.E.A.D.E.R. Programme of the European Union: A Conceptual Overview.' March 1998, 67 pp. ($7.00)

48. James R. Gibson. 'Some Materials for the Study of the Historical Geography of Russia of the 18th and Early 19th Centuries in the Archives and Libraries of Moscow and St. Petersburg.' July 1997, 41 pp. ($5.00).

47. G. Lewis Code. 'The Canadian Urban System: Regional Structure and Change, 1871-1991.' May 1996, 85 pp. ($8.50).

46. G. Lewis Code. 'The Canadian Metropolis in the Global Economy: Toronto, Montréal and the Financial Services Industry.' January 1996, 79 pp. ($8.00).

45. Bryan H. Massam. 'Political Geography at the Subnational Scale: autonomy, evaluation, aesthetics in a civil society.' August 1994, 31 pp. ($4.00).

44. Frank Tough. 'to make a profit without much consideration for the native" The Spatial Aspects of Hudson's Bay Company Profits in Northern Manitoba, 1891-1929.' March 1994, 29 pp. ($4.00).

43. John L. Vitale. 'Spanish Appraisal of the Northwest Coast of North America: The Second Bucareli Expedition, 1775.' April 1993, 55 pp. ($5.00).

42. Gabriel Lipshitz. 'Geographical - Economic Elements in Explaining the Spatial Equilibrium and Disequilibrium Theories in Regional Inequality.' April 1992, 26 pp. ($4.00).

41. Renato Salerno. 'The Transformation of a Non-Metropolitan Urban Centre: A Case Study of Port Colborne, Ontario.' July 1991, 57 pp. ($4.00).

40. Sandra Felka. 'Personality Differences and Urban Residential Choice: A Case Study of Toronto's German Community.' January 1991, 25 pp. ($3.00).

39. Ute McEachran. 'The Reorganization of the Fur Trade after the 'Merger' of the Hudson's Bay Company and North West Company, 1821-1826.' October 1988, 54 pp. ($4.00).

38. Nigel R. Tucker. 'Facility Siting in a Resource Frontier: A Case Study of Port Development in the Beaufort Sea - Mackenzie Delta Region.' July 1988, 74 pp. ($4.00).

37. Robert Blain. 'Canada-United States Bilateral Free Trade: A Discussion of the Major Issues.' May 1988, 107 pp. ($6.00).

36. Donna M. 'Maitland. 'Migration and Farmland Conversion: A Conceptual Model.' April 1988, 20 pp. ($2.50).

35. Kenneth B. Beesley. 'Perceptions of the Urban Fringe: A Comparative Perspective.' March 1988, 30 pp. ($2.50).

34. Gerald Walker. 'The Farmers' Class.' August 1987, 51 pp. ($3.50).

33. Frank Tough. 'Fisheries Economics and the Tragedy of the Commons: The Case of Manitoba's Inland Commercial Fisheries.' June 1987, 87 pp. ($5.00).

32. Ian A. Brookes. 'Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology of Dakhleh Oasis and Environs, South Central Egypt: Reconnaissance Findings.' April 1986, 90 pp. ($8.00).

31. Lindy Goodman. 'Streets Beneath the Towers: The Development of Toronto's Downtown Underground Pedestrian Mall System.' November 1984, 51 pp. ($4.00).

30. James O'Mara. 'The Toronto Harbour Commissioners' Financial Arrangements and City Waterfront Development, 1910 to 1950.' November 1984, 14 pp. ($2.00).

29. Glen B. Norcliffe. 'From Rural Village to Industrial Suburb: A Guide to a Field Trip Examining the Impact of Metropolitan Toronto on Maple, Ontario.' April 1984, 48 pp. ($4.00).

28. Charles Johnson. 'The Preservation of Yorkville Village.' April 1984, 33 pp. ($4.00).

27. Roy Schaeffer. 'The Board of Trade and the Origins of the Toronto Harbour Commissioners, 1899-1911.' September 1981, 22 pp. ($2.50).

26. Nick Simone. 'Italian Immigrants in Toronto, 1890-1930.' September 1981, 55 pp. ($3.50).

25. Arlene Gemmil. 'Ontario Place: The Origins and Planning of an Urban Waterfront Park.' April 1981, 62 pp. ($3.75).

24. Ingrid A. Bryan. 'Shipping Conference Pricing Policies and Eastern Canadian Ports.' February 1980, 33 pp. ($3.00).

23. Bryan H. Massam and Paul Miller. 'An Approach to the Solution of Complex Location Problems: Spadina Alignment, Toronto.' January 1980, 25 pp. ($2.50).

22. Donald B. Freeman. 'The Geography of Development and Modernization: A Survey of Present Trends and Future Prospects.' November 1979, 41 pp. ($3.00).

21. Yehoshua Ben-Arieh. 'Jerusalem As A Religious City.' December 1978, 33 pp. ($2.50).

20. Mary deReus. 'Demand-Responsive Transit: A Preliminary Review of Ontario's Experience.' July 1978, 61 pp. ($3.00).

19. Glen B. Norcliffe and J.D. Smith. 'The Angular Structure of Urban Road Networks.' July 1978, 56 pp. ($3.00).

18. Dennis Wilson. 'Planning for a Changing Urban Waterfront: The Case of Toronto.' May 1978, 26 pp. ($2.50).

17. Elizabeth J. Hovinen. 'The Quakers of Yonge Street.' April 1978, 39 pp. ($2.50).

16. W. Randy Smith. 'The Early Development of Three Upper Canadian Towns: Barrie, Holland Landing and Newmarket.' September 1977, 54 pp. ($3.00).

15. Ronald Rudin. 'Saint-Hyacinthe and the Development of a Regional Economy, 1840-1895.' April 1977, 25 pp. ($2.00).

14. James Morgenstern. 'The "Citizen" in Citizen Participation Implications of Professionalism in Planning.' July 1976, 35 pp. ($2.50).

13. James O'Mara. 'Shaping Urban Waterfronts: The Role of Toronto's Harbour Commissioners, 1911-1960.' March 1976, 71 pp. ($3.00).

12. Roderick D. Ramlalsingh. 'A Study of the Decline of Trade at the Port of Toronto.' August 1975, 76 pp. ($3.00). OUT OF PRINT

11. James T. Lemon (Ed.). 'Internal Relations Within the Nineteenth-Century City.' August 1975, 30 pp. ($3.00).

10. Victor A. Konrad. 'The Archeological Resources of the Metropolitan Toronto Planning Area: Inventory and Prospect.' December 1973, 180 pp. ($3.50).

9. Richard J. Wiltshire. 'Analysis of Recent Rural Land Transactions Within the Toronto-Centred Region Involving Buyers from Metropolitan Toronto.' September 1973, 36 pp. ($1.50).

8. Brent M. Rutherford. 'The Accuracy, Robustness and Relationship Among Correctional Models: A Monte Carlo Simulation.' June 1973, 40 pp. ($1.50).

7. Gerald Walker. 'Social Transactions in Space: Conceptualizing the Behavioural Environment.' April 1973, 41 pp. ($1.50).

6. C.E. Heidenreich. 'The Huron: A Brief Ethnography.' December 1972, 104 pp. ($5.00).

5. Richard Lundeen. 'The Semantic Differential Technique and Personal Construct Theory in Image Measurement.' June 1972, 57 pp. ($2.00).

4. Michael J. Doucet. 'Nineteenth Century Residential Mobility: Some Preliminary Comments.' May 1972, 64 pp. ($2.00). OUT OF PRINT

3. Bryn Greer-Wootten. 'The Role of General Systems Theory in Geographical Research.' April 1972, 41 pp. ($1.50).

2. James R. Gibson. 'The Canadian and Russian Northlands: Critical Contrasts.' April 1972, 27 pp. ($1.00).

1. V.J. Silzer. 'Personal Construct Elicitation in Space Preference Research.' April 1972, 26 pp. ($1.00).