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Urban Planning and Management

Series: Managing the Environment for Sustainable Development

Edited By: Kenneth J Willis, R Kerry Turner and Ian J Bateman

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #116784 | ISBN: 184064219X
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Presents a collection of key articles on different aspects of sustainability in urban planning and management whilst simultaneously illustrating the conflict arguments about whether and how sustainability should be achieved.


Part 1 General overview: are cities dying?, Edward L. Glaeser; the co-evolutionary city, Roberto Camagni et al. Part 2 Cities: compact or dispersed? dilution is no solution, Duncan McLaren; are compact cities a desirable planning goal?, Peter Gordon and Harry W. Richardson; sustaining the unsustainable? city and society in Indonesia, Mike Parnwell and Sarah Turner. Part 3 Design: Leon Krier and the organic revival within urban policy and practice, Michelle Thompson-Fawcett; diffusion of bio-climatic building design techniques in Kenya - impediments and opportunities, Dafton G. Njuguna. Part 4 Energy: transforming urban infrastructure provision - the emerging logic of demand side management, Simon Guy and Simon Marvin; settlements and energy revisited, Susan E. Owens and Petr A. Rickaby; green power marketing - increasing customer demand for renewable energy, Ryan H. Wiser. Part 5 Local agenda: localizing agenda 21 - environmental sustainability and Zanzibari urbanization, Garth A. Mayers and Makame A.H. Muhajir; urban sustainability reporting, Virginia W. Maclaren. Part 6 Town planning: sustainable development and the development control process, Jeremy Rowan-Robinson et al; planning for sustainability, David Evans; "rabbit hutches on postage stamps" - planning development and political economy, Alan W. Evans. Part 7 Transport: roads toward environmentally sustainable transport, Peter Nijkamp; sustainable development principles and their implications for transport, Henrik Gudmundsson and Mattias Hojer; controlling the environmental impacts of transport - matching instruments to obejectives, M.Z. Acutt and j.S. Dodgson; travel demand and the 3Ds - density, diversity and design, Robert Cervero and Kara Kockelman. Part 8 Waste and recycling: predicting recycling scheme performance - a process simulation approach, Peter Tucker et al; institutionalizing household waste collection - the urban environmental management project in Cote d'Ivoire, Peter L. Doan. Part 9 Water: the economic benefits of surface water quality improvements in developing countries - a case study of Davao, Philippines, Kyeong Ae Choe et al; carrying capacities and standards as bases towards urban infrastructure planning in India - a case of urban water supply and sanitation, Souro D. Joardar. Part 10 Other services: a capacity approach for sustainable urban development - an empirical study, Takashi Onishi; the effect of school size on exam performance in secondary schools, Steve Bradley and Jim Taylor; undesirable facilities and property values - a summary of empirical studies, Stephen Farber. Part 11 Legal, property rights and management issues: ten steps to sustainable infrastructure, Charles L. Choguill; takings, compensation and equal treatment for owners of developed and undeveloped property, Robert Innes. Part 12 Epilogue: why I'm modern, but not modernist, HRH The Prince of Wales.

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