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Chris Couch - Urban Planning: An Introduction - 9781137427571 - V9781137427571
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Urban Planning: An Introduction

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Description for Urban Planning: An Introduction A comprehensive introduction to planning that covers history, theory and practice and shows how planning contributes to more sustainable, efficient and equitable urban areas. Suitable for planning courses around the world, it reflects the increasingly cosmopolitan nature of planning practice and the similarity of issues faced by planners globally. Series: Planning, Environment, Cities. Num Pages: 340 pages, biography. BIC Classification: RPC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 168 x 241 x 23. Weight in Grams: 648.
This is a wide-ranging and internationally-focussed introduction to planning for the urban landscape. It provides an up-to-date account of planning, reflecting throughout on the need for sustainable, efficient and equitable solutions to planning problems. Taking account of the sometimes conflicting expectations of markets, citizens, public organizations and planners, it demonstrates the similarities of challenges faced in different national planning systems. The author traces the historical evolution of planning and urban governance, and explores the range of urban problems and policies likely to be found in almost any city in the developed world. Combining the latest theory in the field ... Read more

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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
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Planning, Environment, Cities
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, United Kingdom
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About Chris Couch
Chris Couch is Emeritus Professor of Urban Planning at Liverpool John Moores University and teaches at the University of Liverpool, UK. He has published widely on matters of urban planning and regeneration.

Reviews for Urban Planning: An Introduction
'A clear and up-to-date account of the principles on which towns and cities around the world have responded to change and sought to shape their futures.' - Michael Hebbert, University College London, UK 'Drawing on international comparisons and weaving together theory and practice, this important book provides a magisterial overview of planning and the challenges it faces.' - Greg Lloyd, ... Read more

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