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Environment, Land Use and Urban Policy

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Environment, Land Use and Urban Policy

9781858987224 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by David Banister, University of Oxford, UK, Kenneth Button, University Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, US and Peter Nijkamp, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands and the Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza din Iasi, Iasi, Romania
Publication Date: 1999 ISBN: 978 1 85898 722 4 Extent: 608 pp
Through carefully selected readings, Environment, Land Use and Urban Policy charts the evolution of modern urban planning, the development of public health and the survival of the city. Key papers on planning theory and modelling form the heart of the collection together with the debates over rationality, the scientific method, social organization, Marxism and the politics of planning.

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This comprehensive collection of previously published material traces the development of thought and research on land use and urban policy over the past 100 years.

Through carefully selected readings, Environment, Land Use and Urban Policy charts the evolution of modern urban planning, the development of public health and the survival of the city. Key papers on planning theory and modelling form the heart of the collection together with the debates over rationality, the scientific method, social organization, Marxism and the politics of planning.
Critical Acclaim
‘The intelligent selection of papers in this book paints a vivid picture of the richness of planning research and practice. . . By identifying a number of important and still unresolved issues, this book is a very valuable research resource. It should also be a very useful teaching reference.’
– Jean-Daniel Saphores, Transportation Research Part A 37

‘. . . there is some very useful material in here. . .’
– Chris Wood, Place

‘. . . this is a very useful collection of essays and modern day students should appreciate finding some of the “classics” reproduced at the beginning. . .’
– David Pearce, Environment and Planning B
Contributors
29 articles, dating from 1957 to 1997
Contributors include: W. Alonso, M. Batty, M. Castells, C. Clark, A. Faludi, J. Friedmann, P. Hall, D. Harvey, K. Lynch, R.F. Muth, M.M. Webber
Contents
Contents:

Acknowledgements • Introduction
Part I: Classic Papers
1. William Alonso (1966), ‘Cities, Planners, and Urban Renewal’
2. Colin Clark (1958), ‘Transport – Maker and Breaker of Cities’
3. Peter Hall (1989), ‘The Turbulent Eighth Decade: Challenges to American City Planning’
4. David Harvey (1978), ‘On Planning the Ideology of Planning’
5. Melvin M. Webber (1963), ‘Order in Diversity: Community Without Propinquity’
Part II: Planning Theory
6. Manuel Castells (1980), ‘Cities and Regions beyond the Crisis: Invitation to a Debate’
7. Andreas Faludi (1983), ‘Critical Rationalism and Planning Methodology’
8. John Friedmann and Barclay Hudson (1974), ‘Knowledge and Action: A Guide to Planning Theory’
9. Richard E. Klosterman (1985), ‘Arguments For and Against Planning’
Part III: Modelling Approaches and Evaluation
10. Michael Batty (1989), ‘Urban Modelling and Planning: Reflections, Retrodictions and Prescriptions’
11. N. Lee and F. Walsh (1992), ‘Strategic Environmental Assessment: An Overview’
12. Nathaniel Lichfield (1970), ‘Evaluation Methodology of Urban and Regional Plans: A Review’
13. Richard F. Muth (1985), ‘Models of Land-Use, Housing, and Rent: An Evaluation’
14. R. Andrew Sayer (1976), ‘A Critique of Urban Modelling: From Regional Science to Urban and Regional Political Economy’
15. R.H. Williams (1986), ‘E.C. Environment Policy, Land Use Planning and Pollution Control’
Part IV: Urban Policy and the Environment
16. William P. Anderson, Pavlos S. Kanaroglou and Eric J. Miller (1996), ‘Urban Form, Energy and the Environment: A Review of Issues, Evidence and Policy’
17. Andrew Blowers (1993), ‘Environmental Policy: The Quest for Sustainable Development’
18. John Friedmann (1989), ‘Planning, Politics, and the Environment’, Benjamin Chinitz, ‘Growth Management from an Economist’s Perspective’ and Hilda Blanco and Michael Neuman, ‘The Environment as Common Ground: Learning from Practice’
19. Herbert Girardet (1990), ‘The Metabolism of Cities’
20. Kevin Lynch (1961), ‘The Pattern of the Metropolls’
21. Michael A. Toman (1994), ‘Economics and “Sustainability”: Balancing Trade-offs and Imperatives’
Part V: Sustainable Cities
22. D. Banister, S. Watson and C. Wood (1997), ‘Sustainable Cities: Transport, Energy, and Urban Form’
23. Michael Breheny and Ralph Rookwood (1993), ‘Planning the Sustainable City Region’
24. Scott Campbell (1996), ‘Green Cities, Growing Cities, Just Cities? Urban Planning and the Contradictions of Sustainable Development’
25. Robert Cervero (1994), ‘Rail Transit and Joint Development: Land Market Impacts in Washington, D.C. and Atlanta’
26. Robert Cervero and John Landis (1997), ‘Twenty Years of the Bay Area Rapid Transit System: Land Use and Development Impacts’
27. Peter Gordon and Harry W. Richardson (1997), ‘Are Compact Cities a Desirable Planning Goal?’
28. Peter W.G. Newman and Jeffrey R. Kenworthy (1991), ‘Transport and Urban Form in Thirty-Two of the World’s Principal Cities’
29. David Satterthwaite (1997), ‘Sustainable Cities or Cities that Contribute to Sustainable Development?’
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