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Land Use Planning

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Land Use Planning

9781845420482 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Hugo Priemus, Professor Emeritus of System Innovation and Spatial Development, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, 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: 2007 ISBN: 978 1 84542 048 2 Extent: 544 pp
This is an authoritative collection of papers that are generally regarded as landmarks in the history of land use planning in the western world. A wide variety of leading articles have been selected for this comprehensive volume, which covers topics such as: urban form and urban dynamics; urban development and methods of urban analysis; land use planning methods and network cities and urban networks. The articles span both time and geography and will appeal to scholars and practitioners alike.

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This is an authoritative collection of papers that are generally regarded as landmarks in the history of land use planning in the western world. A wide variety of leading articles have been selected for this comprehensive volume, which covers topics such as: urban form and urban dynamics; urban development and methods of urban analysis; land use planning methods and network cities and urban networks. The articles span both time and geography and will appeal to scholars and practitioners alike.
Critical Acclaim
‘The practices of land use planning are being given increasing attention these days in the challenge to create sustainable environments of high quality, available to everyone. This collection performs a valuable service in making available some key materials and debates about the concepts and practices of such planning.’
– Patsy Healey, University of Newcastle, UK

‘This volume is comprehensive in its coverage of decades of academic thinking about land use planning from both sides of the Atlantic. At the same time, the editors show fierce determination to focus on the main arguments. This reader is sure to eclipse other offers on the research resource market.’
– Andreas Faludi, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Contributors
24 articles, dating from 1903 to 2002
Contributors include: W. Alonso, F.S. Chapin, R. Florida, J. Gottman, S. Graham, P. Healey, P. Hall, E. Howard, S. Marvin, L. Mumford
Contents
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Acknowledgements

Series Preface Kenneth Button and Peter Nijkamp

Introduction Land Use Planning: Scoping the Scene Hugo Priemus, Kenneth Button and Peter Nijkamp

PART I URBAN FORM AND URBAN DYNAMICS
1. Ebenezer Howard ([1903] 1946), ‘The Town-Country Magnet’ and ‘Social Cities’
2. William Alonso (1960), ‘A Theory of the Urban Land Market’
3. Joel Garreau (1991), ‘The Search for the Future Inside Ourselves: Life on the New Frontier’
4. Michael Breheny (1996), ‘Centrists, Decentrists and Compromisers: Views on the Future of the Urban Form’
5. Frans M. Dieleman, Martin J. Dijst and Tejo Spit (1999), ‘Planning the Compact City: The Randstad Holland Experience’
6. Lawrence Lai Wai Chung (1994), ‘The Economics of Land-use Zoning: A Literature Review and Analysis of the Work of Coase’

PART II URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND METHODS OF URBAN ANALYSIS
7. Lewis Mumford (1946), ‘The City’
8. F. Stuart Chapin, Jr (1965), ‘Land Use Perspectives’
9. Melvin M. Webber (1964), ‘Conceptions of the Urban Place’ and ‘The Spatial Structure Trichotomy of Urban Places’, excerpts from ‘The Urban Place and the Nonplace Urban Realm’
10. Peter Hall (1974), ‘The Containment of Urban England’
11. Michael Batty (1976), ‘Models for Generating and Allocating Urban Activities’
12. P. Nijkamp (1976), ‘Economic-Ecologie Evaluation of Natural Environments’

PART III PLANNING METHODS OF URBAN LAND-USE
13. Richard S. Bolan (1967), ‘Emerging Views on Planning’
14. John Forester (1982), ‘Planning in the Face of Power’
15. Patsy Healey (1999), ‘Institutionalist Analysis, Communicative Planning, and Shaping Places’
16. Hugo Priemus (2002), ‘Public–Private Partnerships for Spatio-economic Investments: A Changing Spatial Planning Approach in the Netherlands’
17. John I. Carruthers (2002), ‘The Impact of State Growth Management Programmes: A Comparative Analysis’

PART IV NETWORK CITIES AND URBAN NETWORKS
18. Jean Gottmann (1961), ‘The Symbiosis of Urban and Rural’
19. Brian J.L. Berry (1964), ‘Cities as Systems within Systems of Cities’
20. John Friedmann and John Miller (1965), ‘The Urban Field’
21. Richard Florida (1995), ‘Toward the Learning Region’
22. Stephen Graham and Simon Marvin (1996), ‘Telecommunications as a Paradigm Challenge’
23. Jess Gaspar and Edward L. Glaeser (1998), ‘Information Technology and the Future of Cities’
24. Stephen Graham and Simon Marvin (2001), ‘Introduction’

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