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Investigating Town Planning: Changing Perspectives and Agendas


Edited By: Clara Greed

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Jul 1996 | #93405 | ISBN: 0582258340
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Examines the scope and nature of modern town planning by investigating the theories and preoccupations which inform the current planning agenda, comparing these with earlier objectives, and discussing likely future trends.

... a good account of what planning is about. Town Planning Review


List of Contributors. Preface. Part I: Introduction. 1. Town Planning Revisited. Part II: The Economic Context of Town Planning. 2. The Market Economic Context. 3. Post War Economic Development. 4. Regenerating Buildings. Part III: Planning for Housing. 5. Social Housing Provision. 6. Prospects for Owner Occupied Housing in the 1990s. Part IV: Planning for Sustainability. 7. Planning for Sustainable Growth. 8. Minerals and the Environment. Part V: Planning for City Centres or Decentralisation 9. Retailing Development: In or Out of Town. 10. City Centre Management. Part VI: Changing Agendas and Agencies. 11. Policy Frontiers and Planning Appeals. 12. Urban Planning in a Pan European Context 13. Reconciling Theory and Practice. Bibliography Index. List of Figures. List of Plates. List of Tables

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