Planning for the Unplanned: Recovering from Crises in Megacities [NOOK Book]

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First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Planning for the Unplanned: Recovering from Crises in Megacities

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Overview

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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"Inam's argument re-directs disaster planning, turning it from an 'exceptional case' to a process inherent in 'everyday' planning and policymaking." - Robert A. Beauregard, Professor of Urban Policy, The New School University

'There is much in this book that can benefit readers from the fields of urban studies, sociology, political science, urban planning, and public policy and planning, as well as professionals involved in planning, policy, and public administration' - Pamela.S.Showalter, Texas State University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781317972525
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/26/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 262
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Aseem Inam is Assistant Professor of Urban Planning at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He has worked as an architect, urban designer, and planner in North America, Europe, and Asia. He has published on alternative forms of suburban development, and on more meaningful ways of designing our cities.

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Table of Contents

1 Planning for the unplanned 1
2 Opportunity strikes 19
3 Successful planning in Mexico City 59
4 Successful planning in Los Angeles 85
5 When planning institutions fail 111
6 Routines, comparisons, and future directions 137
Postscript : planning after September 11, 2001 191
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