1st Edition

Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning Volume 2

Edited By Bruce Stiftel, Vanessa Watson, Henri Acselrad Copyright 2007
    370 Pages
    by Routledge

    384 Pages
    by Routledge

    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning offers a new selection of the best urban planning scholarship from each of the world's planning school associations. The award winning papers presented illustrate the concerns and the discourse of planning scholarship communities and provide a glimpse into planning theory and practice by planning academics around the world. All those with an interest in urban and regional planning will find this collection valuable in opening new avenues for research and debate.

    This book is published in association with the Global Planning Education Association Network (GPEAN), and the nine planning school associations it represents, who have selected these papers based on regional competitions.

    1. Introduction Vanessa Watson, Bruce Stiftel and Henri Acselrad  2. Post-Industrialism, Post-Modernism, and the Reproduction of Vancouver’s Central Area: Retheorising the 21st Century City Thomas A. Hutton  3. "Glocalising" Urban Landscapes: Athens and the 2004 Olympics Elias Beriatos and Aspa Gospodini  4.The Three-Speed City: Marginalization, Suburbanization, Gentrification Jacques Donzelot   5. The Future of Rurality under Globalization José Eli da Veiga  6. Reinforcing Identity: Urban Design Concepts for Achieving Balinese Cities with Cultural Identity T. Nirarta Samadhi  7. Knowing and Steering: Mediatization, Planning and Democracy in Victoria, Australia Alan March and Nicholas Lowe  8. The Instruments for Urban Reform and the Ideal of Citizenship: The Current Contradictions Luciana Corrêa do Lago  9. Regional Planning and Sustainability: Limits and Potentials of South Africa’s Integrated Development Plans Alison Todes  10. The Americanization of Australian Planning Robert Freestone  11. City Planning in the History of the City Alicia Novick  12. Road Expansion, Urban Growth and Induced Travel Robert Cervero  13. Changing Gender Contracts in Self-Help Housing Construction in Botswana: The Case of Lobatse Faustin Kalabamu


    Bruce Stiftel, FAICP, is professor of urban and regional planning at Florida State University, USA.

    Vanessa Watson is professor in the City and Regional Planning programme and deputy director of the School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

    Henri Acselrad is professor in the Institute for Urban and Regional Research at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    'A book ... which can be savoured; to be read and re-read many times, pondered about, discussed, reflected upon and then re-read again.' - Australian Planner