Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

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Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning, Volume 4 is a selection of some of the best scholarship in urban and regional planning from around the world. The internationally recognized authors of these award-winning papers take up a range of salient issues from the theory and practice of planning. The topics they address include planning and governance in Zimbabwe, rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina, safety issues in urban spaces, and an analysis of French transportation policies. The breadth of the topics covered in this book will appeal to all those with an interest in urban and regional planning, providing a springboard for further debate and research. The papers focus particularly on how planning institutions can meet contemporary environmental, demographic, economic, and socio-spatial challenges. The Dialogues books are published in association with the Global Planning Education Association Network (GPEAN) and its member planning schools associations. These associations represent 360 planning schools in nearly fifty countries around the globe. They have selected these papers based on regional competitions.This assessment builds on a previous oil vulnerability index developed by the authors (Dodson aamp; Sipe 2007). Then, the ... in recent years have pursued policies of encouraging suburban homeownership, including deregulation of the mortgage finance sector. ... Rising oil prices The problem addressed here begins with rising.

Title:Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning
Author:Thomas L. Harper, Michael Hibbard, Heloisa Costa, Anthony Gar-On Yeh
Publisher:Routledge - 2010-12-01


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