Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

Volume 5

Edited by Michael Hibbard, Robert Freestone, Tore Øivin Sager

© 2013 – Routledge

318 pages

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pub: 2013-05-09
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About the Book

Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning 5 is a selection of some of the best scholarship in urban and regional planning from around the world. The internationally recognized authors of these award-winning papers take up a range of salient issues from the theory and practice of planning.

The topics they address include the effects of globalization on world cities, metropolitan planning in France and Australia, and new research in pedestrian and traffic design. The breadth of the topics covered in this book will appeal to all those with an interest in urban and regional planning, providing a springboard for further debate and research. The papers focus particularly on themes of inclusion, urban transformation, metropolitan planning, and urban design.

The Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning (DURP) book series is published in association with the Global Planning Education Association Network (GPEAN) and its member national and transnational planning schools associations.

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction: Issues and Options for the 21st Century Robert Freestone, Michael Hibbard, and Tore Sager Inclusion and exclusion Methodological frameworks and interdisciplinary research on gated communities Sonia Roitman, Chris Webster, Karina Landman Defending Illicit Livelihoods: Youth Resistance in Harare’s Contested Spaces Amin Y Kamete Unsettling Insurgency: Reflections on Women's Insurgent Practices in South Africa Paula Meth Urban transformations Constructing "World-Class" Cities: Hubs of Globalization and High Finance Louise David and Ludovic Halbert Are first generation suburbs of Mexico City shrinking? The case of Naucalpan Sergio A. Flores Peña Towns in the Forest: The "Large objects" as expressions of the informational technical-scientific environment in the Amazonian space Saint-Clair Cordeiro da Trindade Júnior Rethinking metropolitan frameworks Urban forms, mobility and segregation: A Lille–Lyon–Marseille comparison Dominique Mignot, Anne Aguiléra, Danièle Bloy, David Caubel, Jean-Loup Madre Metropolitan strategic planning: An Australian paradigm? Glen Searle and Raymond Bunker Reorienting Urban Development? Structural Obstruction to New Urban Forms Pierre Filion Designing cities Safe Urban Form: Revisiting the Relationship between Community Design and Traffic Safety Eric Dumbaugh and Robert Rae Evaluating Skywalk Systems as a Response to High-density Living in Hong Kong Patricia Woo and Lai Choo Malone-Lee Experiential Planning: A Practitioner’s Account of Vancouver’s Success Jill L Grant

About the Editors

Michael Hibbard (ACSP) is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management and the Director of the Institute for Policy Research & Innovation at the University of Oregon, USA.

Robert Freestone (ANZAPS) is Professor of Planning in the Faculty of the Built Environment at the University of New South Wales, Australia.

Tore Øivin Sager (AESOP) is Professor in the Department of Civil and Transport Engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.

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