Social Planning (Classics in Planning Series 1)

Social Planning (Classics in Planning Series 1)

By: Kenneth Button (editor), Professor Jessie P. H. Poon (editor), Professor Peter Nijkamp (editor)Hardback

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This volume presents a careful selection of the key contributions to social planning produced by leading scholars in the field. It addresses the many ethical and distributional matters which enter into planning processes. Many of these concern the involvement of social values and norms into otherwise positive structures. This authoritative collection includes not only papers which look at social planning from an abstract, academic perspective but also more applied work in the field. The opening section examines the theory and methodology of social planning. The focus is on concepts such as social justice and social equity, with concern as much for their application as for their definition. The next two parts look firstly at the particular matter of sustainable development in its broadest sense, and secondly at amenities and social organization. Somewhat in contrast to this, the following part embraces papers which consider spatial mismatch and ways of planning to minimize such mismatches - or at least their impact. The last section of the collection presents two alternative planning models. This volume will be an essential source of reference for academics, researchers and practitioners concerned with social planning.

About Author

Edited by Jessie P.H. Poon, Professor of Geography, University at Buffalo, SUNY, 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 Social Planning History: Scoping the Scene Jessie P.H. Poon, Kenneth Button and Peter Nijkamp PART I THEORY AND METHOD 1. Elaine Walster and G. William Walster (1975), `Equity and Social Justice' 2. Amartya Sen (1983), `Poor, Relatively Speaking' 3. N. Krieger, D.R. Williams and N.E. Moss (1997), `Measuring Social Class in US Public Health Research: Concepts, Methodologies, and Guidelines' 4. James G. Anderson (1973), `Causal Models and Social Indicators: Toward the Development of Social Systems Models' 5. Martin Wachs and T. Gordon Kumagai (1973), `Physical Accessibility as a Social Indicator' 6. Rae Zimmerman (1993), `Social Equity and Environmental Risk' PART II SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 7. Sharachchandra M. Lele (1991), `Sustainable Development: A Critical Review' 8. Caroline O.N. Moser (1998), `The Asset Vulnerability Framework: Reassessing Urban Poverty Reduction Strategies' 9. John Friedmann (1979), `Basic Needs, Agropolitan Development, and Planning from Below' 10. Peter Gordon and Harry W. Richardson (1997), `Are Compact Cities a Desirable Planning Goal?' 11. Reid Ewing (1997), `Is Los Angeles-Style Sprawl Desirable?' PART III AMENITIES AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATION 12. James S. Coleman (1988), `Social Capital in the Creation of Human Capital' 13. Gary S. Becker (1985), `Human Capital, Effort, and the Sexual Division of Labor' 14. Dan Black, Gary Gates, Seth Sanders and Lowell Taylor (2002), `Why Do Gay Men Live in San Francisco?' 15. Richard Florida (2002), `The Economic Geography of Talent' PART IV SPATIAL MISMATCH 16. John F. Kain (1968), `Housing Segregation, Negro Employment, and Metropolitan Decentralization' 17. Douglas S. Massey (1990), `American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass' 18. Susan Hanson and Geraldine Pratt (1991), `Job Search and the Occupational Segregation of Women' 19. Reynolds Farley, Charlotte Steeh, Maria Krysan, Tara Jackson and Keith Reeves (1994), `Stereotypes and Segregation: Neighborhoods in the Detroit Area' 20. David C. Hodge (1988), `Fiscal Equity in Urban Mass Transit Systems: A Geographic Analysis' 21. Hugo Priemus (1995), `How to Abolish Social Housing? The Dutch Case' PART V ALTERNATIVE PLANNING MODELS 22. Judith E. Innes (1996), `Planning Through Consensus Building: A New View of the Comprehensive Planning Ideal' 23. Patsy Healey (1992), `A Planner's Day: Knowledge and Action in Communicative Practice' Name Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781845420239
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 496
  • ID: 9781845420239
  • ISBN10: 1845420233

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