Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions: Towards More Equitable Development

Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions: Towards More Equitable Development

by Karen Chapple


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138956643
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/03/2015
Pages: 322
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

Karen Chapple is Professor of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley, USA and serves as Interim Director of the Institute for Urban and Regional Development.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. The challenge of equitable regional planning for neighborhoods, housing and jobs 2. The landscape of regional sustainability planning, past and present Part 1: Guiding neighborhood change in the region 3. Infill development and density 4. Planning for jobs – and life 5. The challenge of developing and sustaining mixed-income neighborhoods 6. Regional growth, gentrification, and displacement Part 2: Growing the regional economy through sustainability 7. Incentivizing businesses to help people and places 8. The power of local markets 9. The challenge of mixing uses and the secret sauce of urban industrial land Part 3: Addressing poverty, opportunity, and accessibility 10. Dispersing poverty: The nature of choice 11. Unpacking accessibility: Spatial mismatch or social networks? 12. The geography of opportunity: What is opportunity and how do we intervene in place to create access to it? 13. Conclusion. Towards a just regional sustainability planning. Appendix: Place-based, dispersal, and mobility approaches to regional equity

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