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Forthcoming Community Planning and Planning Techniques Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practice

    Circles of sustainability

    By Paul James

    Series: Advances in Urban Sustainability

    Cities are home to the most consequential current attempts at human adaptation and they provide one possible focus for the flourishing of life on this planet. However, for this to be realized in more than an ad hoc way, a substantial rethinking of current approaches and practices needs to occur....

    To Be Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Knowledge Partnering for Community Development

    By Robyn Eversole

    Series: Community Development Research and Practice Series

    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...

    To Be Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Religion, Heritage and the Sustainable City

    Hinduism and urbanisation in Jaipur

    By Yamini Narayanan

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion and Development

    The speed and scale of urbanisation in India is unprecedented almost anywhere in the world and has tremendous global implications. The religious influence on the urban experience has resonances for all aspects of urban sustainability in India and yet it remains a blind spot while articulating...

    To Be Published October 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. An Introduction to Community Development

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Rhonda Phillips, Robert H. Pittman

    Beginning with the foundations of community development, An Introduction to Community Development offers a comprehensive and practical approach to planning for communities. Road-tested in the authors’ own teaching, and through the training they provide for practicing planners, it enables students...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Community Architecture (Routledge Revivals)

    How People Are Creating Their Own Environment

    By Nick Wates, Charles Knevitt

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, this title was one of the first to explore the emerging popular movement of Community Architecture, championed by Prince Charles, which gained momentum throughout Britain in the 1970s and 1980s. The conceptual framework rests fundamentally on the principle that the built...

    To Be Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Building Better Arts Facilities

    Lessons from a U.S. National Study.

    By Joanna Woronkowicz, D. Carroll Joynes, Norman Bradburn

    Series: Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

    At the turn of the 21st century, a significant boom in the construction of cultural buildings took saw the establishment of hundreds of performing arts centers, theaters, and museums. However, many of these cultural organizations struggled to survive after the building was completed, or,...

    To Be Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Qualitative Research Methods for Community Development

    By Robert Mark Silverman, Kelly L. Patterson

    Qualitative Research Methods for Community Development teaches the basic skills, tools, and methods of qualitative research with special attention to the needs of community practitioners. This book teaches students entering planning, community development, nonprofit management, social work, and...

    To Be Published December 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Local Food Systems and Community Well-Being

    Growing Livelihoods

    By Rhonda Phillips, Chris Wharton

    Series: Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

    The purpose of this book is to explore how and where local food and farms, as part of a local or regional food system, can positively impact both economic development and overall well-being of communities....

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. One Idea, Many Plans

    An American City Design Concept in Independent India

    By Sanjeev Vidyarthi

    Planners tend to promote formal plans as the only game in town while diverse efforts of urban actors shape our cities. Tracking the development of American "neighborhood unit" concept in independent India’s planning practice and literature—from the national level policies to on-the-ground...

    To Be Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. What Happened to Planning? (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Ambrose

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title was first published in 1986 during a recession much like that faced in recent years, which placed immense pressure on the British planning system and led to social unrest in the inner cities and in many disadvantaged areas. Within this context, Peter Ambrose outlines the features of land...

    To Be Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge