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Australian Cities

Australian Cities
Issues, Strategies and Policies for Urban Australia in the 1990s

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  • Author: Patrick Troy, Australian National University, Canberra
Lionel Frost, Tony Dingle, Mark Peel, Lionel Orchard, Patrick Mullins, Tim Bonyhady, Raymond Bunker, Sophie Watson, Renate Howe, Blair Badcock, Max Neutze, Peter Self
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  • Date Published: September 1995
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521484374

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  • The problems faced by urban Australia became more prevalent in the years prior to publication of this 1995 book. They sprang from the public cost of urban growth, the negative environmental impact of cities, the importance of global competitiveness, tensions between the three tiers of government and declining standards of living in our cities. This book, written by a team of leading authors, offers an exploration of key issues in the debates about our cities. Incisive and up-to-date, it will be an important contribution to discussion about urban planning and policy. Edited by Patrick Troy, Professor of Urban Research at the Australian National University, Australian Cities describes the options and limitations of Australian urban planning practice. It will be read by students and academics in urban studies, political science, sociology, town planning and public policy as well as policy-makers and professionals.

    • Written by a team of leading authors
    • Incisive and up-to-date analysis of key issues in the debates about our cities
    • Addresses environmental as well as social and economic factors
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    • Date Published: September 1995
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521484374
    • length: 328 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 19 mm
    • weight: 0.48kg
    • contains: 2 b/w illus. 3 maps 6 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction Patrick Troy
    Part I. The Development and State of Australian Cities:
    1. Sustaining suburbia: an historical perspective on Australia's urban growth Lionel Frost and Tony Dingle
    2. The urban debate: from 'Los Angeles' to the urban village Mark Peel
    3. National urban policy in the 1990s Lionel Orchard
    4. Households, consumerism and metropolitan development Patrick Mullins
    Part II. Current Policies and Options:
    5. The battle for Balmain Tim Bonyhady
    6. State planning operation Raymond Bunker
    7. Planning in a multicultural environment: a challenge for the nineties Sophie Watson and Alec McGillivray
    8. Local government and the urban growth debate Renate Howe
    9. Towards more equitable cities: a receding prospect? Blair Badcock
    Part III. Avenues for Development:
    10. Financing urban services Max Neutze
    11. Alternative urban policies: the case for regional development Peter Self
    12. Cooperation between governments Patrick Troy.

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    Patrick Troy, Australian National University, Canberra

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    Lionel Frost, Tony Dingle, Mark Peel, Lionel Orchard, Patrick Mullins, Tim Bonyhady, Raymond Bunker, Sophie Watson, Renate Howe, Blair Badcock, Max Neutze, Peter Self

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