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International handbook of urban policy. / Volume 1, Contentious global issues

Author: H S Geyer
Publisher: Cheltenham (UK) ; Northampton (Mass., USA) : E. Elgar, cop. 2007.
Series: Elgar original reference.
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Additional Physical Format: International handbook of urban policy. Volume 1, Contentious global issues [Ressource électronique] / edited by H.S. Geyer ...
Cheltenham (UK) : E. Elgar, cop. 2007. (@Elgar original reference)
(ABES)150148941
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H S Geyer
ISBN: 9781847204585 1847204589
OCLC Number: 495053625
Description: 1 vol. (XIV-348 p.) : ill., graph., tabl., cartes, couv. ill. en coul. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Contents: Preface PART I: POLICY APPROACHES 1. Approaches to Urban Policymaking: A Framework B.J.L. Berry PART 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. Richardson 3. 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. Geyer 5. Socialist Economies in Transition: Urban Policy in China and Vietnam Y.M. Yeung and J. Shen PART III: MOBILITY AND SOCIAL ISSUES 6. Human Mobility in a Globalizing World: Urban Development Trends and Policy Implications W.A.V. Clark 7. Migration and Social Mobility in Urban Systems: National and International Trends A.J. Fielding 8. 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 Options H.S. Geyer and B.A. Portnov 10. The Threat of Urban Terrorism: Observations and Policies Options H.W. Richardson and P. Gordon 11. 'Place' Qualities of Urban Space: Interpretations of Theory and Ideology H.S. Geyer PART IV: ISSUES OF URBAN GOVERNANCE 12. Smart Growth as 'New' Metropolitan Governance: Observations on US Experience G.O. Braun and J.W. Scott 13. Integrating the Planning Environment: Theory and Practice of Putting 'Urban' in a Regional Context G. Haughton and D. Counsell 14. Cities Mediating Technological Transitions: The Adaptability of Infrastructure and Infrastructures of Adaptability? M. Hodson and S. Marvin 15. Urban Environmental Policy in Europe: An Outline R. Evans 16. Policy Responses at the Local Sphere of Government: Complexities and Diversity J.G. Nel 17. Urban Environmental Policy in Africa: The Real Story F. Retief and N. Rossouw PART V: FUTURE PERSPECTIVES 18. What Lies Ahead? A.G. Gilbert Index
Series Title: Elgar original reference.
Other Titles: Contentious global issues
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