Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

Volume 2

Edited by Bruce Stiftel, Vanessa Watson, Henri Acselrad

© 2006 – Routledge

370 pages

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About the Book

Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning offers a new selection of the best urban planning scholarship from each of the world's planning school associations. The award winning papers presented illustrate the concerns and the discourse of planning scholarship communities and provide a glimpse into planning theory and practice by planning academics around the world. All those with an interest in urban and regional planning will find this collection valuable in opening new avenues for research and debate.

This book is published in association with the Global Planning Education Association Network (GPEAN), and the nine planning school associations it represents, who have selected these papers based on regional competitions.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Vanessa Watson, Bruce Stiftel and Henri Acselrad 2. Post-Industrialism, Post-Modernism, and the Reproduction of Vancouver’s Central Area: Retheorising the 21st Century City Thomas A. Hutton 3. "Glocalising" Urban Landscapes: Athens and the 2004 Olympics Elias Beriatos and Aspa Gospodini 4.The Three-Speed City: Marginalization, Suburbanization, Gentrification Jacques Donzelot 5. The Future of Rurality under Globalization José Eli da Veiga 6. Reinforcing Identity: Urban Design Concepts for Achieving Balinese Cities with Cultural Identity T. Nirarta Samadhi 7. Knowing and Steering: Mediatization, Planning and Democracy in Victoria, Australia Alan March and Nicholas Lowe 8. The Instruments for Urban Reform and the Ideal of Citizenship: The Current Contradictions Luciana Corrêa do Lago 9. Regional Planning and Sustainability: Limits and Potentials of South Africa’s Integrated Development Plans Alison Todes 10. The Americanization of Australian Planning Robert Freestone 11. City Planning in the History of the City Alicia Novick 12. Road Expansion, Urban Growth and Induced Travel Robert Cervero 13. Changing Gender Contracts in Self-Help Housing Construction in Botswana: The Case of Lobatse Faustin Kalabamu

About the Editors

Bruce Stiftel, FAICP, is professor of urban and regional planning at Florida State University, USA.

Vanessa Watson is professor in the City and Regional Planning programme and deputy director of the School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Henri Acselrad is professor in the Institute for Urban and Regional Research at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

About the Series

Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

Published in association with the Global Planning Education Association Network (GPEAN), and the member planning schools associations, representing over 360 planning schools in nearly 50 countries around the globe.

Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning offers a selection of the best urban planing scholarship from the world’s planning school associations. The award-winning papers presented illustrate some of the concerns and the discourse of planning scholars and provide a glimpse of planning theory and practice around the world. All those with an interest in urban and regional planning will find this collection stimulating in opening avenues for research and debate.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC008000
ARCHITECTURE / Landscape
POL002000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development