Engaging ideas, transforming minds
Engaging ideas, transforming minds

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Frances Frisken is Professor Emerita and Senior Scholar, Division of Social Science (Urban Studies), at York University, Toronto. She has written widely on urban planning and policy issues and has also served as a policy advisor to government and community organizations and committees. Dr. Frisken is a former Chair of the Governing Board of the Urban Affairs Association and founder of the GTA Forum, an organization that brings together academics and urban professionals in the Greater Toronto Area to share research and ideas related to urban issues.


  • January 2008
  • 9781551303307
  • $54.95 Print

The Public Metropolis

The Political Dynamics of Urban Expansion in the Toronto Region, 1924-2003
Frances Frisken