Regional Planning (Classics in Planning Series 4)

Regional Planning (Classics in Planning Series 4)

By: Kenneth Button (editor), D. A. Plane (editor), L. D. Mann (editor), Professor Peter Nijkamp (editor)Hardback

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The difficulties involved in formulating national policy over large geographical areas have led to the widespread adoption of more localized planning methods, covering regions of a large country. This comprehensive collection includes classic papers which highlight the ways in which regional planning has evolved, as well as offering case studies of state-of-the-art planning practices. The first part of the volume provides a background to the subject's nature and evolution. It includes key pieces looking at the current state and evolution of the epistemology and practice of regional planning. The next section examines advances in the theory of regional development processes. The coverage is inevitably selective in subject matter and embraces the topical themes of economic convergence, amenities and quality of life, and regional systems of cities. The penultimate section concerns itself with major contributions on the neo-modern perspectives of regional policy and policy evaluation. Finally, there are case studies of regional planning practices.

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Edited by David A. Plane, Professor of Geography and Regional Development, University of Arizona, Lawrence D. Mann, former Professor Emeritus of Planning and of Regional Development, University of Arizona, 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


Contents: Acknowledgements Series Preface Kenneth Button and Peter Nijkamp Introduction Regional Planning: Scoping the Scene David A. Plane, Lawrence D. Mann, Kenneth Button and Peter Nijkamp PART I THE STATE-OF-THE-ART AND EVOLUTION OF THE EPISTEMOLOGY AND PRACTICE OF REGIONAL SCIENCE, REGIONAL POLICY AND REGIONAL PLANNING 1. John Friedmann (2001), `Regional Development and Planning: The Story of a Collaboration' 2. Paul C. Cheshire and Edward J. Malecki (2004), `Growth, Development, and Innovation: A Look Backward and Forward' 3. Mario Polese (1999), `From Regional Development to Local Development: On the Life, Death and Rebirth (?) of Regional Science as a Policy Relevant Science' PART II ADVANCES IN THE THEORY OF REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROCESSES A Growth and Convergence 4. Gerald A. Carlino and Edwin S. Mills (1987), `The Determinants of County Growth' 5. Robert J. Barro and Xavier Sala-i-Martin (1992), `Convergence' B Amenities and Quality of Life 6. Frank W. Porell (1982), `Intermetropolitan Migration and Quality of Life' 7. Jennifer Roback (1982), `Wages, Rents, and the Quality of Life' 8. John P. Hoehn, Mark C. Berger and Glenn C. Blomquist (1987), `A Hedonic Model of Interregional Wages, Rents, and Amenity Values' 9. Michael Cragg and Matthew Kahn (1997), `New Estimates of Climate Demand: Evidence from Location Choice' C Cities and Regional Systems of Cities: Changing Roles, Changing Structure 10. J. Vernon Henderson (1986), `Efficiency of Resource Usage and City Size' 11. Paul Krugman (1991), `Increasing Returns and Economic Geography' 12. Masahisa Fujita (1988), `A Monopolistic Competition Model of Spatial Agglomeration: Differentiated Product Approach' 13. Edwin S. Mills (1992), `The Measurement and Determinants of Suburbanization' 14. David B. Audretsch and Maryann P. Feldman (1996), `R&D Spillovers and the Geography of Innovation and Production' 15. Edward L. Glaeser (1998), `Are Cities Dying?' 16. Gilles Duranton and Diego Puga (2001), `Nursery Cities: Urban Diversity, Process Innovation, and the Life Cycle of Products' PART III NEO-MODERN PERSPECTIVES ON REGIONAL POLICY AND POLICY EVALUATION 17. Robert Cervero (1989), `Jobs-Housing Balancing and Regional Mobility' 18. Roger Bolton (1992), `"Place Prosperity vs People Prosperity" Revisited: An Old Issue with a New Angle' 19. David Alan Aschauer (1989), `Is Public Expenditure Productive?' 20. Douglas Holtz-Eakin (1994), `Public-Sector Capital and the Productivity Puzzle' 21. Margaret E. Dewar (1998), `Why State and Local Economic Development Programs Cause So Little Economic Development' 22. Ann Markusen (2004), `Targeting Occupations in Regional and Community Economic Development' 23. Andrew Isserman and Terance Rephann (1995), `The Economic Effects of the Appalachian Regional Commission: An Empirical Assessment of 26 Years of Regional Development Planning' PART IV NEO-MODERN REGIONAL PLANNING PRACTICE: CASES 24. Andrew M. Isserman (1994), `State Economic Development Policy and Practice in the United States: A Survey Article' 25. Thomas J. Holmes (1998), `The Effect of State Policies on the Location of Manufacturing: Evidence from State Borders' 26. Harold Wolman and David Spitzley (1996), `The Politics of Local Economic Development' 27. Matthew E. Kahn (2002), `Demographic Change and the Demand for Environmental Regulation' 28. Peter Nijkamp and Gerard Pepping (1998), `A Meta-analytical Evaluation of Sustainable City Initiatives' 29. Koichi Mera (1973), `Regional Production Functions and Social Overhead Capital: An Analysis of the Japanese Case' 30. Glen Bramley (1993), `The Impact of Land Use Planning and Tax Subsidies on the Supply and Price of Housing in Britain' Name Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781845420277
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  • Number Of Pages: 712
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