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The Tiny Perfect Mayor

The Tiny Perfect Mayor

David Crombie and Toronto's reform aldermen

By Jon Caulfield

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When David Crombie won his surprise victory in the 1972 mayoralty race in Toronto, everyone thought it was a victory for citizen activism and for a saner approach to urban development. Was it?
This book examines Crombie's performance on a range of major issues--housing, highrises, downtown development, environmental matters, Toronto Island, subways and expressways. Caulfield contends that despite the efforts of a cadre of committed reform-oriented civic politicians, Crombie's mayoralty largely buttressed the status quo and the old-guard politicians he fought so hard to defeat in the first place.
The Tiny Perfect Mayor is a pointed, critical examination of one of Canada's most prominent civic politicians of the 1970s.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 164 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1974
ISBN: 9780888620705
Format: 8in x 5.25in

BIC Code: RPC
BISAC Code:  POL002000
Imprint: Lorimer


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