Key Concepts in Planning (Key Concepts in Human Geography)

Key Concepts in Planning (Key Concepts in Human Geography)

By: Gavin Parker (author), Joe Doak (author)Paperback

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Key Concepts in Planning forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the Human Geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 20 short essays, Key Concepts in Planning provides a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in Planning. Involving detailed and expansive discussions, the book includes: * An introductory chapter providing a succinct overview of the recent developments in the field * Over 20 key concept entries with comprehensive explanations, definitions and evolutions of the subject * Extensive pedagogic features that enhance understanding including a glossary, figures, diagrams and further reading Key Concepts in Planning is an ideal companion text for upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students in Planning and covers the expected staples of the sub-discipline in an accessible style. Written by an internationally recognized set of authors, Key Concepts in Planning is an essential addition to any geography student's library.

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About Author

Dr Gavin Parker is Senior Lecturer in Town and Country Planning at Reading University and a chartered planner and fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. His other books include Citizenships, Contingency and the Countryside (Routledge, 2002) and he has written articles for Leisure Studies, Journal of Rural Studies, Planning Practice and Research and International Planning Studies. Joe Doak is Senior Lecturer in Environmental Planning & Development and Director and Admissions Tutor for Postgraduate Planning Programme at Reading University.


Introduction Plan and Planning Sustainability and Sustainable Development Networks Systems and Complexity Hierarchy Implementation Designations Public Interest and Interests Negotiation Mobility and Accessibility Rights and Property Rights Place and Sense of Place Community Capital Externalities and Impacts Competitiveness Amenity Development

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/07/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781847870773
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9781847870773
  • weight: 386
  • ISBN10: 1847870775

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