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Urban and Regional Planning

6th Edition

By Peter Hall, Mark Tewdwr-Jones


400 pages | 171 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9780815365303
pub: 2019-11-04
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This is the sixth edition of the classic text for students of urban and regional planning. It gives a historical overview of the developments and changes in the theory and practice of planning throughout the entire 20th and first part of the 21st centuries.

The extensively revised edition incorporates the most important developments in recent times: debates on economic rebalancing and national infrastructure including high speed rail, energy, millennium projects, Celtic devolution, European influence, impact of London on nation. A new chapter "Planning for cities and city regions 1990-2017": includes new material on housing, localism, neighbourhood planning, privatisation, city modernism, reform, Devo and city deals and metro mayors.

Urban and Regional Planning will be invaluable to undergraduate as well as postgraduate Planning students. It will prove useful in a variety of built environment areas such as Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Real Estate where planning is taught.

Table of Contents

1. Planning, Planners and Plans

2. The Origins: Urban Growth

3. The Seers: Pioneer Thinkers in Urban Planning

4. The Creation of The Postwar Planning Machine

5. National/Regional Planning Since 1945

6. Planning for Cities and City Regions After 1945

7. Planning in Western Europe Since 1945

8. Planning in The United States Since 1945

9. The Planning Process Reshaped

10. A Future for Urban and Regional Planning

About the Authors

Sir Peter Hall was Professor of Planning and Regeneration at the Bartlett School of Planning, University College London.

Mark Tewdwr-Jones is Professor of Town Planning and Director of Newcastle City Futures at Newcastle University, UK.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning
ARCHITECTURE / Study & Teaching
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Regional Planning
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban