Exploring the similarities and differences between the spatial planning in Great Britain and France, this book draws on the outcomes of the Franco-British Planning Study Group. It features detailed analysis and case studies.

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Spatial Planning Systems of Britain and France

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Exploring the similarities and differences between the spatial planning in Great Britain and France, this book draws on the outcomes of the Franco-British Planning Study Group. It features detailed analysis and case studies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203962244
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/13/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Philip Booth is Reader in Town and Regional Planning at the University of Sheffield, UK.

Michèle Breuillard is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Administrative, Political and Social Studies and Research (CERAPS), University of Lille 2, and the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), France.

Charles Fraser is the former Head of Town Planning at London South Bank University, UK, and is currently a Visiting Fellow of the University.

Didier Paris is Professor of Planning at the Science and Technology University, Villeneuve d'Ascq, Lille, France.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Professor Vincent Renard Preface Michele Breuillard and Charles Fraser 1. The purpose and process of comparing British and French planning Michèle Breuillard and Charles Fraser 2. Contemporary urban and regional changes and policy problems Stuart Farthing and Jean- Paul Carrière 3. Land Law, Land markets and Planning Matthieu Galey and Philip Booth 4. Institutional Frameworks and Planning Processes Michèle Breuillard, Richard Stephenson and Stéphane Sadoux 5. Actors and instruments for planning Philip Booth, Suzy Nelson and Didier Paris 6. Strategic Spatial Planning at the metropolitan level; the cases of Manchester and Lyon Roelof Verhage, Mark Baker and Paul Boino 7. The European spatial development perspective and British and French spatial planning Alain Motte and Olivier Sykes 8. Policy for small towns in rural areas Jean-Paul Carrière, Stuart Farthing and Marie Fournier 9. The evolution of urban policy Gay Fraser and Florence Lerique 10. Financing Development Charles Fraser and Pascal Hoffmann 11. Public Private Partnerships in Urban Regeneration Hichem Trache, Howard Green and Florence Menez 12. Public Transport in Cities and Regions; facing an uncertain future Reg Harman, Alain l’Hostis and Philipe Ménerault 13. So near yet so far Michèle Breuillard and Charles Fraser Biographical Notes on Contributors

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