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Urban Policy in Practice

1st Edition

By Tim Blackman


352 pages

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Paperback: 9780415093002
pub: 1994-12-01
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pub: 1994-12-01
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Urban Policy and Practice is a practical and critical guide to urban policy in contemporary Britain.

The book covers a range of topics including:

* Quality and consumerism in the public sector

* Community development

* Public Health

* Environmental issues

* Local intervention in the creation of skills and jobs

Case studies are drawn from housing, planning, the social services, economic development, and local government finance.

Throughout, the concern is for a clear analysis of corporate strategies, democratic control and sustainable development.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography