Rural Planning Products

  • Rural Resource Development

    An Economic Approach

    By M. C. Whitby, K. G. Willis

    Originally published in 1978. The question of how best to use our various resources has become one of crucial importance as we face today's many economic problems. In this second edition, the authors are concerned with decisions on rural issues in a climate of financial cut-backs, which emphasise…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • Rural Enterprise

    Shifting Perspectives on Small-scale Production

    Edited by Sarah Whatmore, Terry Marsden, Philip Lowe

    Originally published in 1991.  The focus of the contributions in this book concentrate on the relationships between rurality and small-scale production.  The contributors explore the diversity and significance of rural small-scale production in different countries and the regional…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Rural Planning and Development

    Edited by Nick Gallent, Mark Scott

    This collection offers a comprehensive selection of journal articles and book chapters that provide readers with an historical overview of rural planning, collating the canonical writings on the subject in one essential reference work. Each volume begins with an editorial introduction by the editor…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Built Environment

  • Landscape Analysis

    Investigating the potentials of space and place

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

    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 – 2017-03-07
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • 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

  • 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

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