Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning 5 is a selection of some of the best scholarship in urban and regional planning from around the world. The internationally recognized authors of these award-winning papers take up a range of salient issues from the theory and practice of planning.
The topics they address include the effects of globalization on world cities, metropolitan planning in France and Australia, and new research in pedestrian and traffic design. The breadth of the topics covered in this book will appeal to all those with an interest in urban and regional planning, providing a springboard for further debate and research. The papers focus particularly on themes of inclusion, urban transformation, metropolitan planning, and urban design.
The Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning (DURP) book series is published in association with the Global Planning Education Association Network (GPEAN) and its member national and transnational planning schools associations.
Preface Introduction: Issues and Options for the 21st Century Robert Freestone, Michael Hibbard, and Tore Sager Inclusion and exclusion Methodological frameworks and interdisciplinary research on gated communities Sonia Roitman, Chris Webster, Karina Landman Defending Illicit Livelihoods: Youth Resistance in Harare’s Contested Spaces Amin Y Kamete Unsettling Insurgency: Reflections on Women's Insurgent Practices in South Africa Paula Meth Urban transformations Constructing "World-Class" Cities: Hubs of Globalization and High Finance Louise David and Ludovic Halbert Are first generation suburbs of Mexico City shrinking? The case of Naucalpan Sergio A. Flores Peña Towns in the Forest: The "Large objects" as expressions of the informational technical-scientific environment in the Amazonian space Saint-Clair Cordeiro da Trindade Júnior Rethinking metropolitan frameworks Urban forms, mobility and segregation: A Lille–Lyon–Marseille comparison Dominique Mignot, Anne Aguiléra, Danièle Bloy, David Caubel, Jean-Loup Madre Metropolitan strategic planning: An Australian paradigm? Glen Searle and Raymond Bunker Reorienting Urban Development? Structural Obstruction to New Urban Forms Pierre Filion Designing cities Safe Urban Form: Revisiting the Relationship between Community Design and Traffic Safety Eric Dumbaugh and Robert Rae Evaluating Skywalk Systems as a Response to High-density Living in Hong Kong Patricia Woo and Lai Choo Malone-Lee Experiential Planning: A Practitioner’s Account of Vancouver’s Success Jill L Grant
Reviews of Dialogues 2:
"There is a freshness here in exploring the complex congnitive and behaviourial relations in land-use planning and spatial planning arenas of engagement in what are very difficult times."- Greg M. Lloyd in Housing Studies 23(2, 2008)
"...the book is to be commended as a means of emphasising and demonstrating the value of consideration of research and practice in other global contexts, and also in taking and uncompromising approach to addressing the insular nature of much research."- John McCarthy in Urban Research and Practice 1(1,2008)
Reviews of Dialogues 1:
"Dialogues in Urban & Regional Planning meets its objective in impressive fashion....The overwhelming result is a book that is international in scope and one that fills a significant void in the planning literature by providing, in a single source, scholarly work that would be otherwise unattainable on so widespread a basis." -Christopher Cusack in Regional Studies. (2006)
"We can take this collection of articles, therefore, as a milestone in planning scholarship...." - Shlomo Angel. in Journal of the American Planning Association (2007)