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  • An Anatomy of Sprawl

    Planning and Politics in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas A. Phelps

    Despite the combined efforts of British planners, politicians, the public and interest groups, the ‘Solent City’ stands as one of a number of instances of a peculiar instance of urban sprawl – muted, and slow to emerge – yet produced paradoxically by very strong interests in promoting conservation…

    Paperback – 2012-02-15
    RTPI Library Series

  • Community Visioning Programs

    Processes and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Gisele F. Hamm

    Community visioning is key in helping local public officials and community leaders create a flourishing future for their cities, and is essential for the effective planning and implementation of these strategies.  Visioning involves collaborative goal setting to motivate actions – of planners,…

    Paperback – 2012-01-19
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • China and Europe

    The Implications of the Rise of China for European Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus Kunzmann, Willy A Schmid, Martina Koll-Schretzenmayr

    What are the likely long-term implications of this shift to Asia for the cities and regions of Europe? To just ‘wait and see’ cannot be the response, nor the hope that the attractiveness of Asia will diminish over time and that the economic growth will slow down. Will Europe be able to retain its…

    Paperback – 2011-12-15
    Regions and Cities

  • Private Cities

    Global and Local Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Georg Glasze, Chris Webster, Klaus Frantz

    For the antagonist, private communities are icons of post-consensus, fragmenting civic society, enclosing and excluding by contractual constitution and sometimes by walls and gates. For others they are simply an efficient new way of organizing urban life. Contributed to, and edited by, an…

    Paperback – 2011-11-28
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Searching for the Just City

    Debates in Urban Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Marcuse, James Connolly, Johannes Novy, Ingrid Olivo, Cuz Potter, Justin Steil

    Cities are many things. Among their least appealing aspects, cities are frequently characterized by concentrations of insecurity and exploitation. Cities have also long represented promises of opportunity and liberation. Public decision-making in contemporary cities is full of conflict, and…

    Paperback – 2011-10-04
    Questioning Cities

  • Implementing Sustainability

    The New Zealand Experience, 1st Edition

    By Caroline L. Miller

    New Zealand’s Resource Management Act (RMA) was hailed as a radical new approach to planning that would both achieve better environmental outcomes and benefit developers by working rapidly and more efficiently. This book examines the lessons that can be learned by planning practitioners…

    Paperback – 2010-12-14
    RTPI Library Series

  • Transport Matters

    Integrated Approaches to Planning City-Regions, 1st Edition

    By Angela Hull

    Addressing the principles of sustainability, spatial planning, integration, governance and accessibility of transport, this book focuses on the problem of providing efficient and low energy transport systems which serve the needs of everybody. It explores many of the new arguments, ideas and…

    Paperback – 2010-08-09
    RTPI Library Series

  • Crossing Borders

    International Exchange and Planning Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patsy Healey, Robert Upton

    The complex diffusion processes affecting the flow of planning ideas and practices across the globe are illustrated in this book. It raises questions about why and how some ideas and practices attract international attention, and about the invention processes which go on when…

    Paperback – 2010-02-22
    RTPI Library Series

  • The New Spatial Planning

    Territorial Management with Soft Spaces and Fuzzy Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Graham Haughton, Philip Allmendinger, David Counsell, Geoff Vigar

    Spatial planning, strongly advocated by government and the profession, is intended to be more holistic, more strategic, more inclusive, more integrative and more attuned to sustainable development than previous approaches. In what the authors refer to as the New Spatial Planning, there is…

    Paperback – 2009-11-12

  • To-Morrow

    A Peaceful Path to Real Reform, 1st Edition

    By E. Howard, Sir Peter Hall, Dennis Hardy, Colin Ward

    Ebenezer Howard's To-Morrow is deservedly the most famous publication in the history of town planning. Originally published in 1898 and repeatedly thereafter, it sparked the garden city movement across the world, and fundamentally changed the terms of debate in urban planning. This new…

    Paperback – 2009-10-26

  • Becoming Places

    Urbanism / Architecture / Identity / Power, 1st Edition

    By Kim Dovey

    About the practices and politics of place and identity formation – the slippery ways in which who we are becomes wrapped up with where we are – this book exposes the relations of place to power. It links everyday aspects of place experience to the social theories of Deleuze and Bourdieu…

    Paperback – 2009-07-14

  • Urban Utopias

    The Built and Social Architectures of Alternative Settlements, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Miles

    Utopia tends to generate a bad press - regarded as impracticable, perhaps nostalgic, or contradictory when visions of a perfect world cannot accommodate the change that is necessary to a free and self-organizing society. But people from diverse backgrounds are currently building a new society…

    Paperback – 2007-11-22

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