Urban Planning and Politics / Edition 2

Urban Planning and Politics / Edition 2

by William C. Johnson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1884829155

ISBN-13: 9781884829154

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: American Planning Association


The subtleties of planning and how it affects—and is affected by—government and industry can often prove difficult to grasp. Urban Planning and Politics offers insight into this delicate balance, arguing that planning plays a significant part in the fair distribution of the benefits and the costs of urban society. William C. Johnson studies

Overview


The subtleties of planning and how it affects—and is affected by—government and industry can often prove difficult to grasp. Urban Planning and Politics offers insight into this delicate balance, arguing that planning plays a significant part in the fair distribution of the benefits and the costs of urban society. William C. Johnson studies basic planning concepts and specific policies and comprehensively describes common tools and procedures planners use and the various participants in the planning process. The book is a necessary companion for practitioners, students, public officials, and concerned citizens who are attempting to meet the challenges the new century holds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781884829154
Publisher:
American Planning Association
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.41(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents


Preface
1: Perceptions and Politics in Planning
2: Planning Values and Memories
3: Governments as Planners
4: The Web of Planning Participants
5: Planners at Work
6: Planning for Jobs and Wealth
7: Planning for Homes
8: Planning for Access and Mobility
9: Planning for the Natural Environment
10: Planning the Cultural Landscape
11: Planning for the New Century
Appendix
Glossary
References
Index

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