Spatial and Regional Planning Products

  • Placemaking

    An Urban Design Methodology

    By Derek Thomas

    End-users provide the most valuable perspective and insights into how public social space should function. Much of the failure of urban settings can be related to over-structured urban environments which deterministically prescribe usage, constraining instead of enabling socio-spatial performance.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Writing the Global City

    Globalisation, Postcolonialism and the Urban

    By Anthony D King

    Over the last three decades, our understanding of the city worldwide has been revolutionized by three innovative theoretical concepts – globalisation, postcolonialism and a radically contested notion of modernity. The idea and even the reality of the city has been extended out of the state and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Garden Suburbs of Tomorrow?

    A New Future for the Cottage Estates

    By Martin Crookston

    Faced with acute housing shortages, the idea of new garden cities and suburbs is on the UK planning agenda once again, but what of the garden suburbs that already exist? Over the first six decades of the twentieth century, councils across Britain created a new and optimistic form of housing – the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Neoliberal Spatial Governance

    By Phil Allmendinger

    Neoliberal Spatial Governance explores the changing nature of English town and city planning as it has slowly but clearly transformed. Once a system for regulating and balancing change in the built and natural environments in the public interest, planning now finds itself facilitating…

    Hardback – 2016-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Actor Networks of Planning

    Exploring the Influence of Actor Network Theory

    Edited by Yvonne Rydin, Laura Tate

    Planning is centrally focused on places which are significant to people, including both the built and natural environments. In making changes to these places, planning outcomes inevitably benefit some and disadvantage others. It is perhaps surprising that Actor Network Theory (ANT) has only…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Regional Equity

    Edited by Victor Rubin

    Regional equity as a field of scholarship, as an arena of policy change, and as a social movement has grown, diversified, and matured in important ways over the past decade. The fruits of that growth and development can be seen in recent federal and state policies, in the practices of many regional…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

    Volume 1

    Edited by Bruce Stiftel, Vanessa Watson

    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning offers a 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…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge
    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

  • The Ethical Planning Practitioner

    By Jerry Weitz

    If a local college gives a city planner tickets to a sold-out football game, is it wrong to take them — even if the planner pays? Should a planning consultant bid on a project that has a clearly unrealistic timeframe? Can a planning director moonlight for another agency? For practicing planners,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-07
    APA Planners Press

  • Planning Power

    Town Planning and Social Control in Colonial Africa

    By Ambe Njoh

    With a multidisciplinary perspective, Planning Power examines British and French colonial town and country planning efforts in Africa. Drawing out similarities in the colonial administrative and economic strategies of the two powers, rather than emphasizing the differences, the book offers an…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    UCL Press

  • Urban Structure Matters

    Residential Location, Car Dependence and Travel Behaviour

    By Petter Naess

    Going beyond previous investigations into urban land use and travel, Petter Næss presents new research from Denmark on residential location and travel to show how and why urban spatial structures affect people's travel behaviour. In a comprehensive case study of the Copenhagen metropolitan area,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • Territorial Governance across Europe

    Pathways, Practices and Prospects

    Edited by Peter Schmitt, Lisa Van Well

    This book provides a comprehensive framework for analysing, comparing and promoting territorial governance in policy relevant research. It reveals in-depth considerations of the emergence, state-of-the art and evolution of the concept of territorial governance. A unique series of ten case studies…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Fundamentals of Plan Making

    Methods and Techniques

    By Edward J. Jepson, Jr., Jerry Weitz

    Urban and regional planning programs aspire to prepare practitioners to write and implement plans, primarily at the local level of government. These programs are very much "professional" in their aspirations, as opposed to research oriented. Yet, academic planning programs often place greater…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge

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