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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 88 new and published books in the subject of Spatial and Regional Planning — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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 for them? Should a planning consultant bid on a project that has a clearly unrealistic timeframe? Can a planning director moonlight for another agency? For practicing...

    Published May 13th 2013 by APA Planners Press

  2. 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

  3. Critical Mobilities

    Edited by Ola Soderstrom, Didier Ruedin, Shalini Randeria, Gianni D'Amato, Francesco Panese

    The field of mobility studies examines social phenomena through the lens of movement. In this perspective, societies are regarded as being constantly reconfigured as they are shaped by a series of mobile entities (capital, people, information). This book engages critically with many of the claims...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Global Ideologies and Urban Landscapes

    Edited by Manfred Steger, Anne McNevin

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    How do political ideologies and urban landscapes intersect in the context of globalization? This volume illuminates the production of ideologies as both discursive and spatial phenomena in distinct contributions that ground their analysis in cities of the Global North and South. From Sydney to...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Planning Los Angeles

    Edited by David Sloane

    Los Angeles isn’t planned; it just happens. Right? Not so fast! Despite the city’s reputation for spontaneous evolution, a deliberate planning process shapes the way Los Angeles looks and lives. Editor David C. Sloane, a planning professor at the University of Southern California, has enlisted 30...

    Published September 26th 2012 by APA Planners Press

  6. Reviving Critical Planning Theory

    Dealing with Pressure, Neo-liberalism, and Responsibility in Communicative Planning

    By Tore Øivin Sager

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Discussing some of the most vexing criticism of communicative planning theory (CPT), this book goes on to suggest how theorists and planners can respond to it. Looking at issues of power, politics and ethics in relation to planning, this book is for both critics and advocates of CPT, with lessons...

    Published August 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Diagramming the Big Idea

    Methods for Architectural Composition

    By Jeffrey Balmer, Michael T. Swisher

    As a beginning design student, you need to learn to think like a designer, to visualize ideas and concepts, as well as objects. In Diagramming the Big Idea, Jeffrey Balmer and Michael T. Swisher illustrate how you can create and use diagrams to clarify your understanding of both particular projects...

    Published July 31st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Planning Major Infrastructure

    A Critical Analysis

    By Tim Marshall

    This book analyses the planning and policy world of major infrastructure as it is moving now in Europe and the UK. Have some countries managed to generate genuine consensus on how the large changes are progressed? What can we learn from the different ways countries manage these challenges, to...

    Published July 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. English Regional Planning 2000-2010

    Lessons for the Future

    Edited by Corinne Swain, Tim Marshall, Tony Baden

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    English Regional Planning 2000-2010 chronicles a vital feature of recent UK planning activity, during the period of the Blair and Brown Labour governments up to 2010. It deals particularly with the regional scale of planning during these years, whereby large steps forward were made, but where...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Liveable Cities: Urbanising World

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    Edited by Chris Gossop, Shi Nan

    This book is about the unprecedented challenges facing the world’s cities as they expand and develop in response to demographic change, human aspirations and the forces of globalization. Most of that growth is taking place in the developing countries and it is here that the megacities (places with...

    Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge