Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning
Edited by Thomas Harper, Anthony Gar-On Yeh, Heloisa Costa
Published June 27th 2008 by Routledge – 368 pages
This is the third book in the series offering a new 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 planning theory and practice by planning academics around the world.
All those with an interest in urban and regional planning will find this collection valuable in opening new avenues for research and debate.
1. Introduction: Seizing the Opportunity Thomas Harper, Heloisa Costa and Anthony Yeh 2. Portraying, classifying and understanding the emerging landscapes in the post-industrial city Aspa Gospodini 3. Water and Urban Sustainability in the Metropolitan Area of the Valley of Mexico Virginia Lahera Ramón 4. China's urban developmental planning in rapid urbanization: Resource mobilization and responsiveness to market change Jieming Zhu 5. New Urbanism and Sprawl: A Toronto Case Study Andrejs Skaburskis 6. Reimagining inner-city regeneration in Hillbrow, Johannesburg: Identifying a role for faith-based community development Tanja Winkler 7. Town planning versus urbanismo Michael Hebbert 8. "Paris burns": Architecture or revolution? Ester Limonad 9. On the edge of reason: Planning and urban futures in Africa Philip Harrison 10. Territorial planning and the national project: The challenges of fragmentation Carlos Vainer 11. Planning styles in conflict: The metropolitan transportation commission Judith E. Innes and Judith Gruber 12. Performance-Based Planning: Perspectives from the United States, Australia, and New Zealand Douglas C. Baker, Neil G. Sipe, and Brendan J. Gleeson 13. The logic of critical communicative planning: Transaction cost alteration Tore Sager 14. Planning appeals: Are third party rights legitimate? the case study of Victoria, Australia Stephen Willey
Thomas Harper is Professor in the Planning Program at the Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, Canada.
Heloisa Costa is Associate Professor in the Geography Department at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Anthony Gar-On Yeh is Professor at the Centre of Urban Planning and Environmental Management and Dean of the Graduate School, University of Hong Kong.