Rural Planning Products

  • Planning for Small Town Change

    By Neil Powe, Trevor Hart

    Change is inevitable in all communities: they both grow and decline. Planning is a means by which we have sought to manage this change. It has not always succeeded in providing the types of settlements and environments which many residents and others want, either because it is operating with…

    Paperback – 2017-03-07 
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • Landscape Analysis

    Investigating the potentials of space and place

    By Per Stahlschmidt, Vibeke Nellemann, Jorgen Primdahl, Simon Swaffield

    A key aspect of town planning, landscape planning and landscape architecture is to identify and then use the distinctive features and characteristics of space, place, and landscape to achieve environmental quality. Landscape Analysis provides an introduction to the field both in theory and in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Green Belts

    Past; present; future?

    By John Sturzaker, Ian Mell

    Most of us have heard of green belts – but how much do we really know about them? This book tries to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to green belts by looking both backwards and forwards. They were introduced in the mid-twentieth century to try and stop cities merging together as…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Architecture and Agriculture

    A Rural Design Guide

    By Dewey Thorbeck

    Architecture and Agriculture: A Rural Design Guide presents architectural guidelines for buildings designed and constructed in rural landscapes by emphasizing their connections with function, culture, climate, and place. Following on from the author’s first book Rural Design, the book discusses in…

    Paperback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Theories of Planning and Spatial Development (1983)

    Edited by Philip Cooke

    First published in 1983, this book attempts to unify two bodies of theory which had become severely disjointed. Theories of the planning process had become detached from those of the urban and regional processes which are the subject of planning intervention. The author argues that major weaknesses…

    Hardback – 2016-08-12
    Routledge

  • Agricultural and Agribusiness Law

    An introduction for non-lawyers

    By Theodore A. Feitshans

    This introductory textbook provides an overview of the concepts necessary for an understanding of agricultural and agribusiness law. The text will help students of land-based industries with little or no legal background to appreciate and identify issues which may…

    Paperback – 2015-10-05
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management

    A Historical Account

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    For at least half a century since the emergence of Country Parks and Forest Parks, countryside services have provided leisure, tourism, conservation, restoration and regeneration across Britain. Yet these services are currently being decimated as public services are sacrificed to the new era…

    Hardback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge

  • Innovative Community Responses to Disaster

    Edited by Brent D. Hales, Norman Walzer, James R. Calvin

    Increasingly, community leaders around the world face major natural and economic disasters that require them to find ways to rebuild both physical infrastructure and the local economy. Doing this effectively requires an understanding of how various parts of the community are interconnected, as well…

    Hardback – 2015-07-02
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Introduction to Rural Planning

    Economies, Communities and Landscapes, 2nd Edition

    By Nick Gallent, Iqbal Hamiduddin, Meri Juntti, Sue Kidd, Dave Shaw

    Introduction to Rural Planning: Economies, Communities and Landscapes provides a critical analysis of the key challenges facing rural places and the ways that public policy and community action shape rural spaces.  The second edition provides an examination of the composite nature of ‘rural…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge
    Natural and Built Environment Series

  • Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Paul Cloke

    This edited collection, first published in 1989, provides a detailed analysis of rural land-use policies on a country-specific basis. Case studies include analyses of planning and legislation in Britain, The Netherlands, Japan, the U.S.A. and Australia. Alongside a comprehensive overview of the…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Knowledge Partnering for Community Development

    By Robyn Eversole

    Effective community development means that many different stakeholders have to work together: governments, development organizations and NGOs, and most importantly, the people they serve. Knowledge Partnering for Community Development teaches community development professionals how to mediate…

    Paperback – 2014-10-28
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

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