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Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (Routledge Revivals)

1st Edition

Edited by Paul Cloke


290 pages

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This edited collection, first published in 1989, provides a detailed analysis of rural land-use policies on a country-specific basis. Case studies include analyses of planning and legislation in Britain, The Netherlands, Japan, the U.S.A. and Australia. Alongside a comprehensive overview of the concept and application of rural land use from Paul Cloke, environment issues, resource management and the role of central governments are topics under discussion throughout. At an international level, this title will of particular interest to students of rural geography and environmental planning.

Table of Contents

1. Planning and rural land use: concepts and applications Paul Cloke 2. Land-use planning in rural Britain Paul Cloke 3. Rural land-use planning in The Netherlands: integration or segregation of functions? Leo M. van den Berg 4. Land-use planning in rural France John Aitchison 5. Rural land-use planning in West Germany Brian J. Woodruffe 6. Rural land-use planning in Japan Michael Hebbert 7. Rural planning in the United Sates: fragmentation, conflict and slow progress Thomas L. Daniels, Mark B Lapping and John W. Keller 8. Rural land-use planning in Canada Christopher R. Bryant 9. Rural land-use planning in Australia Geoffrey T. McDonald 10. Sectoral and statutory planning for rural New Zealand Warren Moran 11. Land-use regulation in deregulatory times Paul Cloke

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies