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Regional & area planning books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Regional & area planning category. Presented with a red border are the Regional & area planning books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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The Spatial and Economic Transformation of Mountain Regions Landscapes as Commodities by Manfred (EURAC Research, Bolzano, Italy) Perlik The Spatial and Economic Transformation of Mountain Regions Landscapes as Commodities
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Mountain regions are subject to a unique set of economic pressures: they act as collective enterprises which have to valorise rare resources, such as spectacular landscapes. While primarily rural in nature, they often border large cities, and the development of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Exploring Sustainable Land Use in Monsoon Asia by Yukio Himiyama Exploring Sustainable Land Use in Monsoon Asia

This book presents the outcome of the Towards Sustainable Land Use in Asia (SLUAS) project, which was the pilot undertaking for development in a series of projects on land use. Monsoon Asia, with its huge and still increasing population and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2017

Metropolitan Governance in America by Donald F. Norris Metropolitan Governance in America

Metropolitan government and metropolitan governance have been ongoing issues for more than sixty years in the United States. Based on an extensive survey and a review of existing literature, this book offers a comprehensive overview of these debates. It discusses...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/10/2017

Building Sustainable Cities of the Future by Justin Bishop Building Sustainable Cities of the Future

This book draws upon the expertise of academic researchers, urban planners and architects to explore the challenge of building the sustainable cities of the future.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2017

Urban Visions From Planning Culture to Landscape Urbanism by Javier Monclus Urban Visions From Planning Culture to Landscape Urbanism

This book is a useful reference in the field of urbanism. it rather highlights some outstanding episodes that help us understand why the planning culture has given way to other forms of urbanism, from urban design to strategic urbanism or...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Impacts of European Territorial Policies in the Baltic States by Garri (University of Tartu, Estonia) Raagmaa Impacts of European Territorial Policies in the Baltic States
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Urban and regional development in the Baltic States and other Central and Eastern European countries has experienced rapid changes since their re-independence at the beginning of the 1990s. Meanwhile, urban and regional planning institutions and organizational cultures in the Baltic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/08/2017

The Routledge Handbook of Australian Urban & Regional Planning by Neil Sipe The Routledge Handbook of Australian Urban & Regional Planning

Where is planning in 21st century Australia? What are the key challenges that confront planning? What does planning scholarship reveal about the state of planning practice in meeting the needs of urban and regional Australians? The Routledge Handbook of Australian...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Planning in Indigenous Australia From Imperial Foundations to Postcolonial Futures by Sue Jackson, Libby Porter, Louise C. Johnson Planning in Indigenous Australia From Imperial Foundations to Postcolonial Futures
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Planning in settler-colonial countries is always taking place on the lands of Indigenous peoples. While Indigenous rights, identity and culture are increasingly being discussed within planning, its mainstream accounts virtually ignore the colonial roots and legacies of the discipline's assumptions,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

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Essential Methods for Planning Practitioners Skills and Techniques for Data Analysis, Visualization, and Communication by Laxmi Ramasubramanian, Jochen Albrecht Essential Methods for Planning Practitioners Skills and Techniques for Data Analysis, Visualization, and Communication
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This book assembles and organizes a selected range of methods and techniques that every planning practitioner should know to be successful in the contemporary global urban landscape. Chapter Six reviews the planning profession's complex relationship with public involvement and makes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Bicycle Urbanism Reimagining Bicycle Friendly Cities by Rachel Berney Bicycle Urbanism Reimagining Bicycle Friendly Cities

Over recent decades, bicycling has received renewed interest as a means of improving transportation through crowded cities, improving personal health, and reducing environmental impacts associated with travel. Much of the discussion surrounding cycling has focused on bicycle facility design -...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2017

The Role of Art and Culture for Regional and Urban Resilience by Philip (West University of Applied Sciences, Bergen, Norway) Cooke The Role of Art and Culture for Regional and Urban Resilience
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This book analyses the influence of art and culture as an engine to promote the resilience of regional and urban economies. Under a multidiscplinary perspective, the book examines the contribution of some creative regions and cities as places in which...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2017

Trajectories of Conflict and Peace Jerusalem and Belfast Since 1994 by Scott A. (University of California, Irvine, USA) Bollens Trajectories of Conflict and Peace Jerusalem and Belfast Since 1994
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Creating peace for a city's intimate enemies is harder than making war. This book is about the trajectories of urban conflict and peace in the politically polarized cities of Jerusalem and Belfast since 1994 - how sometimes there has been...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2018

Green City Planning and Practices in Asian Cities Sustainable Development and Smart Growth in Urban Environments by Zhenjiang Shen Green City Planning and Practices in Asian Cities Sustainable Development and Smart Growth in Urban Environments

Urban planners across the world are faced with sustainable development issues in their work, especially when they are tasked with creating green cities or where sustainable and smart growth in urban settings are set as primary goals. This book introduces...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2018

Enabling participatory planning Planning aid and advocacy in neo-liberal times by Gavin Parker, Emma Street Enabling participatory planning Planning aid and advocacy in neo-liberal times
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Charting the experience of Planning Aid England (PAE) past and present, this book examines the challenges in delivering a participatory planning agenda in the face of an increasingly neo-liberalised planning system.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

Other books in this genre

Planning in Indigenous Australia From Imperial Foundations to Postcolonial Futures by Sue Jackson, Libby Porter, Louise C. Johnson Planning in Indigenous Australia From Imperial Foundations to Postcolonial Futures
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Planning in settler-colonial countries is always taking place on the lands of Indigenous peoples. While Indigenous rights, identity and cultural values are increasingly being discussed within planning, its mainstream accounts virtually ignore the colonial roots and legacies of the discipline's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Change Adaptation in Urban Areas Linkages between Science, Policy and Practice by Nadja Kabisch Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Change Adaptation in Urban Areas Linkages between Science, Policy and Practice

This open access book brings together research findings and experiences from science, policy and practice to highlight and debate the importance of nature-based solutions to climate change adaptation in urban areas. Emphasis is given to the potential of nature-based approaches...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2017

European Spatial Planning and Territorial Cooperation by Stefanie Duhr, Claire Colomb, Vincent Nadin European Spatial Planning and Territorial Cooperation
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There is a strong international dimension to spatial planning as European integration strengthens interconnections, development and decision-making across national and regional borders. EU policies in areas such as environment, transport, agriculture and regional policy have far-reaching effects on spatial development...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/07/2017

Planning Theory by Philip Allmendinger Planning Theory

This popular text provides a wide-ranging and up-to-date analysis of planning theories, how these relate to planning practice, and their significance. The third edition has been revised and updated throughout, and features an increased internationalization of coverage and two additional...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/07/2017

European Spatial Planning and Territorial Cooperation by Stefanie Duhr, Claire Colomb, Vincent Nadin European Spatial Planning and Territorial Cooperation
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There is a strong international dimension to spatial planning as European integration strengthens interconnections, development and decision-making across national and regional borders. EU policies in areas such as environment, transport, agriculture and regional policy have far-reaching effects on spatial development...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

A Region in Transition North East England at the Millennium by John Tomaney, Neil Ward A Region in Transition North East England at the Millennium
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The UK has now joined a Europe-wide trend towards more devolved forms of government (e.g. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Assemblies). In the context of this general trend towards regionalizm as a focus for public policy and as a source...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/06/2017

Rationalities of Planning Development Versus Environment in Planning for Housing by Jonathan Murdoch, Simone Abram Rationalities of Planning Development Versus Environment in Planning for Housing
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What are the key rationalities that underpin planning policy discourses and how do they 'frame' seemingly irreconcilable conflicts around development and environmental protection? Providing a thorough assessment of these important questions, this stimulating book reviews planning policy in the UK...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/06/2017

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