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Author: Hermanus S Geyer
Publisher: Cheltenham [u.a.] Elgar 2007
Series: International handbook of urban policy, / ed. by H. S. Geyer ; Vol. 1; International handbook of urban policy / ed. by H. S. Geyer, Vol. 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This first Handbook in a series of three original reference works looks at globally contentious urban policy issues from a wide variety of different angles and perspectives.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hermanus S Geyer
ISBN: 9781847204585 1847204589
OCLC Number: 254675210
Notes: Enth. 18 Beitr.
Description: XIV, 348 S. Ill., graph. Darst., Kt.
Contents: Contents:Preface PART I: POLICY APPROACHES1. Approaches to Urban Policymaking: A Framework B.J.L. BerryPART II: SPATIAL ECONOMIC ISSUES 2. The Debate on Sprawl and Compact Cities: Thoughts Based on the Congress of New Urbanism Charter P. Gordon and H.W. Richardson3. Defining `Urban': The Disappearing Urban-Rural Divide A.G. Champion 4. The Evolving Urban Economic Landscape: Trends in the Past and Present, from Local to Global H.S. Geyer5. Socialist Economies in Transition: Urban Policy in China and Vietnam Y.M. Yeung and J. ShenPART III: MOBILITY AND SOCIAL ISSUES6. Human Mobility in a Globalizing World: Urban Development Trends and Policy Implications W.A.V. Clark7. Migration and Social Mobility in Urban Systems: National and International TrendsA.J. Fielding8. Social Exclusion and Urban Policy in European Cities: Combining `Northern' and `Southern' European Perspectives F. Moulaert, E. Morlicchio and L. Cavola 9. Crime and Urban Living: Conditions, Theory and Policy OptionsH.S. Geyer and B.A. Portnov10. The Threat of Urban Terrorism: Observations and Policies OptionsH.W. Richardson and P. Gordon 11. `Place' Qualities of Urban Space: Interpretations of Theory and IdeologyH.S. GeyerPART IV: ISSUES OF URBAN GOVERNANCE12. Smart Growth as `New' Metropolitan Governance: Observations on US Experience G.O. Braun and J.W. Scott13. Integrating the Planning Environment: Theory and Practice of Putting `Urban' in a Regional Context G. Haughton and D. Counsell14. Cities Mediating Technological Transitions: The Adaptability of Infrastructure and Infrastructures of Adaptability? M. Hodson and S. Marvin15. Urban Environmental Policy in Europe: An Outline R. Evans 16. Policy Responses at the Local Sphere of Government: Complexities and DiversityJ.G. Nel17. Urban Environmental Policy in Africa: The Real Story F. Retief and N. RossouwPART V: FUTURE PERSPECTIVES18. What Lies Ahead? A.G. GilbertIndex
Series Title: International handbook of urban policy, / ed. by H. S. Geyer ; Vol. 1; International handbook of urban policy / ed. by H. S. Geyer, Vol. 1
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