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Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning


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The volumes in this set, originally published between 1970 and 1998, draw together research by leading academics in the area of urban planning, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine teaching, urban markets, planning, transport planning, poverty, politics, forecasting techniques and an examination of the inner city in Europe and the US, whilst also exploring the general principles and practices of planning. This set will be of particular interest to students of sociology, geography, planning and urbanization respectively.

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Planning in Europe Urban and Regional Planning in the EEC

Planning in Europe: Urban and Regional Planning in the EEC

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Richard H. Williams
December 31, 2020

Originally published in 1984 Planning Urban Europe is a volume of essays reviewing the systems of town and country planning that operate within the member-states of the European Economic Community. The book looks at how the community’s institutions and policies relate to the activity of planning ...

America's Suburban Centers The Land Use-Transportation Link

America's Suburban Centers: The Land Use-Transportation Link

1st Edition

By Robert Cervero
April 29, 2020

Originally published in 1989, America’s Suburban Centers looks at how America’s suburban workplaces are being increasingly designed for automobiles rather than people. The emergence of sprawling office complexes devoid of housing, shops and other facilities is giving rise to regional congestion ...

Regenerating the Inner City Glasgow's Experience

Regenerating the Inner City: Glasgow's Experience

1st Edition

Edited By David Donnison, Alan Middleton
April 29, 2020

Originally published in 1987, Regenerating the Inner City looks at the changes to Glasgow’s East End and how industrial closures and slum clearance projects have caused people to leave. This is reflected across the western world, and causes severe blows to cities where these industries are located....

Social Research Techniques for Planners

Social Research Techniques for Planners

1st Edition

By Thomas L. Burton, Gordon E. Cherry
April 29, 2020

Originally published in 1970 Social Planning Techniques for Town Planners introduces social research methods for town planners. The book places an emphasis on social research within the planning process, and addresses the problem faced by the research worker at successive stages of a research ...

Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban & Regional Planning

Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban & Regional Planning

1st Edition

By John A. Schofield
March 24, 2020

Originally published in 1987, Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban and Regional Planning, outlines the theory and practice of cost-benefit analysis (CBA) in the context of urban and regional planning. The theory of CBA is developed with examples to illustrate the principles, it also deals with details of...

Metropolis 2000 Planning, Poverty and Politics

Metropolis 2000: Planning, Poverty and Politics

1st Edition

By Thomas Angotti
March 24, 2020

Originally published in 1993, Metropolis 2000 analyses 20th century metropolitan development and planning under the economic and environmental conditions of the world’s regions. Attempts to achieve the physical integration of the city without economic equality have failed. The book advances the ...

Neighborhood Jobs, Race, and Skills Urban Employment and Commuting

Neighborhood Jobs, Race, and Skills: Urban Employment and Commuting

1st Edition

By Daniel Immergluck
March 24, 2020

Originally published in 1998, Neighbourhood Jobs, Race, and Skills argues that race is a powerful and persistent barrier to employment. Analysing existing literature, this book outlines how racial discrimination in hiring against African Americans appears to remain a contributor to high ...

The Isolated City State An Economic Geography of Urban Spatial Structure

The Isolated City State: An Economic Geography of Urban Spatial Structure

1st Edition

By Yorgos Papageorgiou
March 24, 2020

Originally published in 1990, The Isolated City State asks the questions, why have the world’s major cities experienced explosive growth? Why does the socio-economic status in North America roughly increase with distance from the city centre, while the socio-economic status in South America roughly...

The Urban and Regional Transformation of Britain

The Urban and Regional Transformation of Britain

1st Edition

Edited By John Goddard, Anthony Champion
March 24, 2020

Originally published in 1983 The Urban and Regional Transformation of Britain, analyses economic and social changes recorded across the cities and regions of Britain since the Barlow Report. The collection analyses the whole country at a more detailed scale than the ten Standard Regions, for which ...

Urban France

Urban France

1st Edition

By Ian Scargill
March 24, 2020

Originally published in 1983, Urban France examines the rapid growth in French cities between 1950-1980, and the serious consequences that have followed this rapid growth. This volume examines the nature of this urban explosion and the efforts of planners and others to find solutions to the ...

Urban Hospital Location

Urban Hospital Location

1st Edition

By Leslie D Mayhew
March 24, 2020

Originally published in 1986 Urban Hospital Location examines the rising costs of health care and how the problem of providing a cost-effective and equitable pattern of health services is now a vital issue in many countries. It looks at how location decisions are especially difficult in cities ...

Urban Land and Property Markets in France

Urban Land and Property Markets in France

1st Edition

By Rodrigo Acosta, Vincent Renard
March 24, 2020

Originally published in 1994, Urban Land and Property Markets in the United Kingdom, adopts a perspective that encompasses the distinctive nature of the legal framework, land law, property market and procedures of Scotland, England and Wales. The book provides detailed accounts of the structure of ...

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