Urban Planning in Europe: International Competition, National Systems, and Planning Projects / Edition 1

Urban Planning in Europe: International Competition, National Systems, and Planning Projects / Edition 1

by Peter Newman, Andy Thornley
     
 

Urban planning is undergoing a period of transformation across Europe, with a major trend towards increased urban competition, national deregulation and greater private sector influence.
Urban Planning in Europe is the first comprehensive analysis of the influence of countries is developed, presenting the similarities and differences of each country's

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Urban planning is undergoing a period of transformation across Europe, with a major trend towards increased urban competition, national deregulation and greater private sector influence.
Urban Planning in Europe is the first comprehensive analysis of the influence of countries is developed, presenting the similarities and differences of each country's national planning system. The authors use detailed case studies to explore planning policies in a range of European cities, and discuss the social and environmental objectives that influence today's urban planner.
Urban Planning in Europe is an essential guide to contemporary European planning projects and highlighting opportunities for innovation which contain vital lessons for the future of urban decision making.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415111799
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Series:
International Competition, National Systems and Planning Projects Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

List of figures
Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
1Introduction3
2The International Context9
3The National Framework: Planning Systems27
4Urban Governance and Planning76
5Great Britain: The Legacy of Thatcherism111
6English Case Studies128
7France: Reorganising the State154
8French Case Studies176
9Sweden: From 'Model' to Market200
10Swedish Case Studies221
11Conclusions245
References255
Index277

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