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Urban Land Use

Community-Based Planning, 1st Edition

Edited by Kimberly Etingoff

Apple Academic Press

328 pages | 53 Color Illus. | 10 B/W Illus.

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Description

This compendium volume, Urban Land Use: Community-Based Planning, covers a range of land use planning and community engagement issues. Part I explores the connections between land use decisions and consequences for urban residents, particularly in the areas of health and health equity. The chapters in Part II provide a closer look at community land use planning practice in several case studies. Part III offers several practical and innovative tools for integrating community decisions into land use planning.

Table of Contents

The Collapse of Place: Derelict Land, Deprivation, and Health Inequality in Glasgow, Scotland

Juliana A. Maantay

Co-benefits of Designing Communities for Active Living: An Exploration of Literature

James F. Sallis, Chad Spoon, Nick Cavill, Jessa K. Engelberg, Klaus Gebel, Mike Parker, Christina M. Thornton, Debbie Lou, Amanda L. Wilson, Carmen L. Cutter, and Ding Ding

Why We Need Urban Health Equity Indicators: Integrating Science, Policy, and Community

Jason Corburn and Alison K. Cohen

Owning the City: New Media and Citizen Engagement in Urban Design

Michiel de Lange and Martijn de Waal

Urban Ecological Stewardship: Understanding the Structure, Function and Network of Community-based Urban Land Management

Erika Svendsen and Lindsay K. Campbell

Planning Office and Community Influence on Land-Use Decisions Intended to Benefit the Low-Income: Welcome to Chicago

Yan Dominic Searcy

A Structured Decision Approach for Integrating and Analyzing Community Perspectives in Re-Use Planning of Vacant Properties in Cleveland, Ohio

Scott Jacobs, Brian Dyson, William D. Shuster, and Tom Stockton

Development of Future Land Cover Change Scenarios in the Metropolitan Fringe, Oregon, U.S., with Stakeholder Involvement

Robert W. Hoyer and Heejun Chang

The Use of Visual Decision Support Tools in an Interactive Stakeholder Analysis—Old Ports as New Magnets for Creative Urban Development

Karima Kourtit and Peter Nijkamp

Between Boundaries: From Commoning and Guerrilla Gardening to Community Land Trust Development in Liverpool

Matthew Thompson

The Sustainable and Healthy Communities Research Program: The Environmental Protection Agency’s Research Approach to Assisting Community Decision-Making

Kevin Summers, Melissa McCullough, Elizabeth Smith, Maureen Gwinn, Fran Kremer, Mya Sjogren, Andrew Geller, and Michael Slimak

About the Editor

Kim Etingoff has a Tufts University’s terminal master’s degree in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning. Her recent experience includes researching with Initiative for a Competitive Inner City a report on food resiliency within the city of Boston. She worked in partnership with Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative and Alternatives for Community and Environment to support a community food-planning process based in a Boston neighborhood, which was oriented toward creating a vehicle for community action around urban food issues, providing extensive background research to ground the resident-led planning process. She has worked in the Boston Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, and has also coordinated and developed programs in urban agriculture and nutrition education. In addition, she has many years of experience researching, writing, andediting educational and academic books on environmental and food issues.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT011000
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCI020000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Ecology
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General