An Overview of Urban and Regional Planning
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- Susan Thompson, University of New South Wales, Sydney
- Paul Maginn, University of Western Australia, Perth
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Planning Australia provides a comprehensive introduction to the major issues and activities that constitute urban and regional planning in Australia today. Incorporating contemporary theory and practice, it contextualises planning in terms of its theoretical, ideological and professional foundations. The book adopts an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, underpinned by the principles of sustainability and social equity. It canvasses the history of the discipline, its relationship to broader governance structures and its legislative framework. Fully revised and updated, this edition features new chapters on healthy planning and transport planning. Written in an accessible style and richly illustrated with instructive case study examples, Planning Australia is an indispensable resource for students, practitioners and decision-makers, as well as anyone interested in the history and future of planning in Australia.Read more
- As a comprehensive introduction to urban and regional planning in contemporary Australia, Planning Australia is an indispensable resource for students, practitioners and decision-makers
- Fully revised and updated, this edition features new chapters on healthy planning and transport planning
- Written in an accessible style and richly illustrated with instructive case study examples
26th Feb 2017 by TKalnichenko
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- Edition: 2nd Edition
- Date Published: April 2012
- format: Adobe eBook Reader
- isbn: 9781139335416
- availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
Table of Contents
Part I. Frameworks:
1. What is planning? Susan Thompson and Paul J. Maginn
2. Planning and governance Peter Williams and Paul J. Maginn
3. Planning as a profession Nancy Marshall
4. An historical perspective Robert Freestone
5. Statutory planning Peter Williams
Part II. Key Issues:
6. Planning and the natural environment Peter Williams and Rosemary Smart
7. The metropolis Peter Murphy
8. Planning for rural landscapes Ian Sinclair and Raymond Bunker
9. Planning for regions Paul Collits
10. Planning for diverse communities Susan Thompson
11. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians Ed Wensing
12. Community participation in planning Nancy Marshall and Christine Steinmetz
13. Urban design Stephen McMahon
14. Planning for heritage conservation and management Robyn Conroy
15. Transport planning Paul Mees
16. Healthy planning Jennifer Kent, Susan Thompson and Anthony Capon.
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