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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 74 new and published books in the subject of Planning Theory — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. People's Spaces

    Coping, Familiarizing, Creating

    By Nihal Perera

    Who controls space? Powerful corporations, institutions, and individuals have great power to create physical and political space through income and influence. People’s Spaces attempts to understand the struggle between people and institutions in the spaces they make. Current literature on cities...

    Published November 11th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Planning and Citizenship

    By Luigi Mazza

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    Planning is undergoing a period of profound change and risks losing meaning and authority by becoming merely a tool for financial speculation and generating capital. Planning and Citizenship seeks to rediscover planning’s technical and theoretical roots by reconstructing the memory of planning...

    Published October 6th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Planning for a Material World

    Edited by Laura Lieto, Robert A. Beauregard

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    Today, urban scholars think of cities and regions as evolving through networks of human associations, technologies, and natural ecologies. This being the case, planners are faced with the task of navigating a profoundly material world. Planning with and for humans alone is unacceptable: in the...

    Published October 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Cultural Sustainability and Regional Development

    Theories and practices of territorialisation

    Edited by Joost Dessein, Elena Battaglini, Lummina Horlings

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

    Meeting the aims of sustainability is becoming increasingly difficult; at the same time, the call for culture is becoming more powerful. This book explores the relationships between culture, sustainability and regional change through the concept of ‘territorialisation’. This new concept describes...

    Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Healthy Cities

    Edited by Jason Corburn

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    While the fields of modern city planning and public health emerged together in the nineteenth century to address urban inequities and infectious diseases, they were largely disconnected for much of the twentieth century. In the twenty-first century, planning and public health are...

    Published July 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Innovative Measurement and Evaluation of Community Development Practices

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Jane Leonard, Mary Emery

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    Finding innovative and useful measurement practices for community development projects is gaining in importance as policymakers increase the demands for accountability. This book examines some of the latest efforts to document the effectiveness of local development efforts. The types of...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Planning Urban Places

    Self-Organising Places with People in Mind

    By Mary Ganis

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    Urban change is often difficult because we are dealing with people’s elusive notions of place and perception, time and change. Urban design and planning in a changing urban context so that it remains relevant for people is elusive because the idea of place is embedded in memory and identity – but...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Beyond Gated Communities

    Edited by Samer Bagaeen, Ola Uduku

    Research on gated communities is moving away from the hard concept of a 'gated community' to the more fluid one of urban gating. The latter allows communities to be viewed through a new lens of soft boundaries, modern communication and networks of influence. The book, written by an international...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Impacts of European Territorial Policies in the Baltic States

    Edited by Garri Raagmaa, Dominic Stead

    Urban and regional development in the Baltic States and other Central and Eastern European countries has experienced rapid changes since their re-independence at the beginning of the 1990s. Meanwhile, urban and regional planning institutions and organizational cultures in the Baltic States have...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Design Intervention (Routledge Revivals)

    Toward a More Humane Architecture

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Jacqueline Vischer, Edward White

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Design Intervention: Toward a More Humane Architecture, first published in 1991, intends to demonstrate that interest in social issues is alive and well in architecture, that there is a small but effective cadre of dedicated professionals who continue to commit themselves to solving social problems...

    Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge