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  1. Liveable Cities: Urbanising World

    ISOCARP 07

    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

  2. An Anatomy of Sprawl

    Planning and Politics in Britain

    By Nicholas A. Phelps

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    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...

    Published February 14th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Urban and Regional Economics

    Edited by Philip McCann

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    Urban and regional economics encompasses both the economics of geography and spatial economics to focus on the growth, behaviour, and economic performance of cities and regions. Over the last two decades, urban and regional economics has grown dramatically—both as a taught subject and as an active...

    Published September 7th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Building Competences for Spatial Planners

    Methods and Techniques for Performing Tasks with Efficiency

    By Anastassios Perdicoulis

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    Spatial planning is a process. The focus of this book is on the sequence of key tasks that constitute the process and on special techniques that are suitable to conduct these tasks. Spatial planners require a number of skills to manage this process in an efficient manner, select the necessary tasks...

    Published March 15th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Insurgencies: Essays in Planning Theory

    By John Friedmann

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    For nearly fifty years John Friedmann's writings have not just led the academic study of the discipline, but have given shape and direction to the planning profession itself. Covering transactive planning, radical planning, the concept of the Good City, civil society, rethinking poverty and the...

    Published January 4th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Strategic Spatial Projects

    Catalysts for Change

    Edited by Stijn Oosterlynck, Jef Van den Broeck, Louis Albrechts, Frank Moulaert, Ann Verhetsel

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Strategic Spatial Projects presents four years of case study research and theoretical discussions on strategic spatial projects in Europe and North America. It takes the position that planning is not well equipped to take on its current challenges if it is considered as only a regulatory and...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Cohesion, Coherence, Cooperation: European Spatial Planning Coming of Age?

    By Andreas Faludi

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Since its foundation the European Union has gradually developed policies that are aimed at achieving increased economic and social cohesion. This book examines the most recent of these, the concept of territorial cohesion. Territorial cohesion is the pursuit of balanced development, competitiveness...

    Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable City/Developing World

    ISOCARP Review 6

    Edited by ISOCARP

    Sustainable City/Developing World (ISOCARP Review 06) addresses the challenges posed by climate change for the cities and urban regions of the developing world. It is about the responses that are likely to be most relevant to the cities in the poorer countries, on the one hand, and to...

    Published September 20th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Spatial Planning and Climate Change

    By Elizabeth Wilson, Jake Piper

    Series: Natural and Built Environment Series

    Spatial planning has a vital role to play in the move to a low carbon energy future and in adapting to climate change. To do this, spatial planning must develop and implement new approaches. Elizabeth Wilson and Jake Piper explore a wide range of issues in this comprehensive book on the...

    Published August 15th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Effective Practice in Spatial Planning

    By Janice Morphet

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    After years of being regarded as a regulatory tool, spatial planning is now a key agent in delivering better places for the future. Dealing with the role of spatial planning in major change such as urban extensions or redevelopment, this book asks how it can deliver at the local level....

    Published June 20th 2010 by Routledge