An Anatomy of Sprawl: Planning and Politics in Britain (RTPI Library Series)

An Anatomy of Sprawl: Planning and Politics in Britain (RTPI Library Series)

By: Nicholas A. Phelps (author)Paperback

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Despite the combined efforts of British planners, politicians, the public and interest groups, the `Solent City' stands as one of a number of instances of a peculiar instance of urban sprawl - muted, and slow to emerge - yet produced paradoxically by very strong interests in promoting conservation and restraint. This unique and valuable case study, while focusing on the planning and development of South Hampshire in particular, enables an in-depth study of the issues surrounding planning strategies with regards to growing populations.


Foreword Sir Peter Hall Preface 1. Introduction 2. Muddling Through: An Anatomy of British Urban Sprawl 3. The Fall and Rise of 'Solent City' 4. Administering Sprawl in South Hampshire 5. Strategic Growth and Conservation in South Hampshire 6. Strategic Growth and the Provision of Services and Infrastructure in South Hampshire 7. The Metropolis Without a Government 8. Conclusion

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  • ISBN13: 9780415592994
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 210
  • ID: 9780415592994
  • weight: 363
  • ISBN10: 0415592992

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