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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 21 new and published books in the subject of Rural Planning — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Planning Small and Mid-Sized Towns

    Designing and Retrofitting for Sustainability

    By Avi Friedman

    Small and mid-sized suburban towns house two-thirds of the world’s population and current modes of planning for these municipalities are facing challenges of both philosophy and form. Common approaches that have prevailed in past decades no longer sustain new demands and require innovative thinking...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Socio-Economic Models in Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Richard J Chorley, Peter Haggett

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1968, this book explores the theme of geographical generalization, or model building. It is composed of seven of the chapters from the original Models in Geography, published in 1967. The first chapter broadly outlines this theme and examines the nature and function of...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Anatomy of the Village

    By Thomas Sharp

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    Thomas Sharp was a key figure in mid-C20 British planning whose renown stems from two periods in his career. First, he came to attention as a polemical writer in the 1930s on planning issues, including as a virulent opponent of garden cities. His prose tempered over time and this phase perhaps...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Village Housing in the Tropics

    With Special Reference to West Africa

    By Jane Drew, Maxwell Fry, Harry L Ford

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    Tropical Architecture, although now a highly contested and debated term, is the name given to European modern architecture that has been modified to suit the climatic and sometimes cultural context of hot countries. These hot countries were labelled ‘the tropics’ and were often European colonies,...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Paul Cloke

    This edited collection, first published in 1989, provides a detailed analysis of rural land-use policies on a country-specific basis. Case studies include analyses of planning and legislation in Britain, The Netherlands, Japan, the U.S.A. and Australia. Alongside a comprehensive overview of the...

    Published June 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Paul Cloke

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This edited collection, first published in 1989, provides a detailed analysis of rural land-use policies on a country-specific basis. Case studies include analyses of planning and legislation in Britain, The Netherlands, Japan, the U.S.A. and Australia. Alongside a comprehensive overview of the...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Developing Sustainable Agriculture and Community

    Edited by Lionel J. "Bo" Beaulieu, Jeffrey L. Jordan

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    This book illustrates the ways in which communities can strengthen the links and set the stage for long-term partnerships between sustainable agriculture and sustainable rural community development initiatives. It provides lessons learned, first, from the community development literature that can...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Local Food and Community Development

    Edited by Gary Paul Green, Rhonda G. Phillips

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    Food has become an essential component in community development practice. Whether in reference to building a local or regional food system or addressing food insecurity, food has become a focus in community development approaches in many localities. Farmers markets, community gardens,...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. International Perspectives on Rural Homelessness

    Edited by Paul Cloke, Paul Milbourne

    Series: Housing, Planning and Design Series

    Drawing on recent academic studies in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, this book is the first international text on homelessness in rural areas. Consisting of fifteen specially commissioned chapters, International Perspectives on Rural Homelessness provides...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge