Governing for Sustainable Urban Development

Governing for Sustainable Urban Development

by Yvonne Rydin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1844078183

ISBN-13: 9781844078189

Pub. Date: 07/28/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Achieving urban sustainability is amongst the most pressing issues facing planners and governments. This book is the first to provide a cohesive analysis of sustainable urban development and to examine the processes by which change in how urban areas are built can be achieved. The author looks at how sustainable urban development can be delivered on the ground

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Achieving urban sustainability is amongst the most pressing issues facing planners and governments. This book is the first to provide a cohesive analysis of sustainable urban development and to examine the processes by which change in how urban areas are built can be achieved. The author looks at how sustainable urban development can be delivered on the ground through a comprehensive analysis of the different modes of governing for new urban development.

Governing for Sustainable Urban Development:

  • considers a range of policy tools that influence urban development and that constitute different modes of governing
  • provides an innovative conceptual emphasis on learning within governing processes
  • draws on a wide range of existing research, policy and literature together with case study material focussing on London
  • is above all concerned with demonstrating how sustainable urban development can be delivered in practice.

This title be essential reading for students, academics and professionals in planning, urban design and architecture world-wide working to achieve sustainability.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844078189
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2010
Edition description:
1
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Sustainable Development and the Urban Agenda 2. Dimensions of Sustainable Urban Development 3. Producing Urban Development 4. Governing for Sustainability 5. Governing and Learning 6. Information and Sustainable Urban Development 7. Financial Incentives and Sustainable Urban Development 8. Spatial Planning for Sustainable Urban Development 9. Regulating for Sustainable Urban Development 10. Prospects for Sustainable Urban Development

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