International Handbook of Urban Policy: v. 1 Contentious Global Issues
By: H. S. Geyer (editor)Hardback
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The purpose of the approach to this Handbook is two fold: to provoke healthy debate for the sake of putting on record arguments that are often wished away by opponents on both sides of current divides, and second, to cover themes that would be of interest to a wide readership and would do justice to an international handbook of urban policy.
Contents:PrefacePART I: POLICY APPROACHES1. Approaches to Urban Policymaking: A FrameworkB.J.L. BerryPART II: SPATIAL ECONOMIC ISSUES2. The Debate on Sprawl and Compact Cities: Thoughts based on the Congress of New Urbanism CharterP. Gordon and H.W. Richardson3. Defining 'Urban': The Disappearing Urban-Rural DivideA.G. Champion4. The Evolving Urban Economic Landscape: Trends in the Past and Present, from Local to GlobalH.S. Geyer5. Socialist Economies in Transition: Urban Policy in China and VietnamY.-M. Yeung and J. ShenPART III: MOBILITY AND SOCIAL ISSUES6. Human Mobility in a Globalizing World: Urban Development Trends and Policy ImplicationsW.A.V. Clark7. Migration and Social Mobility in Urban Systems: National and International TrendsA.J. Fielding8. Social Exclusion and Urban Policy in European Cities: Combining 'Northern' and 'Southern' European PerspectivesF. Moulaert, E. Morlicchio and L. Cavola9. Crime and Urban Living: Conditions, Theory, and Policy OptionsH.S. Geyer and B.A. Portnov10. The Threat of Urban Terrorism: Observations and Policies OptionsH.W. Richardson and P. Gordon11. 'Place' Qualities of Urban Space: Interpretations of Theory and IdeologyH.S. GeyerPART IV: ISSUES OF URBAN GOVERNANCE12. Smart Growth as 'New' Metropolitan Governance: Observations on US ExperienceG. Braun and J. W. Scott13. Integrating the Planning Environment: Theory and Practice of Putting 'Urban' in a Regional ContextG. Haughton and D. Counsell14. Cities Mediating Technological Transitions: The Adaptability of Infrastructure and Infrastructures of Adaptability?M. Hodson and S. Marvin15. Urban Environmental Policy in Europe: An OutlineB. Evans16. Policy Responses at the Local Sphere of Government: Complexities and DiversityJ.G. Nel17. Urban Environmental Policy in Africa: The Real StoryF. Retief and N. RossouwPART V: FUTURE PERSPECTIVES18. What Lies Ahead?A.G. GilbertIndex
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