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Crossing borders : international exchange and planning practices / edited by Patsy Healey and Robert Upton.

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Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series:
RTPI library series ; 19.
The RTPI library series ; 19
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (393 p.)
Subjects:
City planning.
City planning -- Cross-cultural studies.
Land use -- Planning.
Urban policy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The complex diffusion processes affecting the flow of planning ideas and practices across the globe are illustrated in this book. It raises questions about why and how some ideas and practices attract international attention, and about the invention processes which go on when external influences are woven together with local efforts to meet local specifics and requirements.Initiated to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the journal Planning Theory and Practice in 2009, this book reflects the themes of the journal. Taking different intellectual perspectives, this colle
Contents:
BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; FIGURES; TABLES; ILLUSTRATION CREDITS; CONTRIBUTORS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION: THE TRANSNATIONAL FLOW OF KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE IN THE PLANNING FIELD; CHAPTER 2 POVERTY TRUTHS: THE POLITICS OF KNOWLEDGE IN THE NEW GLOBAL ORDER OF DEVELOPMENT; CHAPTER 3 TRANSNATIONAL PLANNERS IN A POSTCOLONIAL WORLD; CHAPTER 4 REIMAGINING THE AMERICAN NEIGHBORHOOD UNIT FOR INDIA; CHAPTER 5 CITIES IN TRANSITION: EPISODES OF SPATIAL PLANNING IN MODERN CHINA
CHAPTER 6 URBAN SUSTAINABILITY AND COMPACT CITIES IDEAS IN JAPAN: THE DIFFUSION, TRANSFORMATION AND DEPLOYMENT OF PLANNING CONCEPTSCHAPTER 7 WHEN PLANNING IDEAS LAND: MAHAWELI'S PEOPLE-CENTERED APPROACH; CHAPTER 8 WEST-EAST POLICY TRANSFER IN EUROPE: THE CASE OF URBAN TRANSPORT POLICY; CHAPTER 9 SUBALTERN SPEAK IN A POSTCOLONIAL SETTING: DIFFUSING AND CONTESTING DONOR-ENGENDERED KNOWLEDGE IN THE WATER SECTOR IN ZAMBIA; CHAPTER 10 WOMEN'S SAFETY AUDITS AND WALKING SCHOOL BUSES: THE DIFFUSION/DE-FUSION OF TWO RADICAL PLANNING IDEAS
CHAPTER 11 INSTITUTIONAL BIASES IN THE INTERNATIONAL DIFFUSION OF PLANNING CONCEPTSCHAPTER 12 DEVELOPMENTAL PLANNING FOR SUSTAINABLE URBANIZATION IN ASIA; CHAPTER 13 A TRANS-PACIFIC PLANNING EDUCATION IN REVERSE: REFLECTIONS OF AN AMERICAN WITH A CHINESE DOCTORATE IN URBAN PLANNING AND DESIGN; CHAPTER 14 CROSSING BORDERS: DO PLANNING IDEAS TRAVEL?; CHAPTER 15 SIMILARITY OR DIFFERENCES?: WHAT TO EMPHASIZE NOW FOR EFFECTIVE PLANNING PRACTICE; INDEX
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Healey, Patsy.
Upton, Robert, 1951-
ISBN:
1-135-15467-8
1-135-15468-6
1-282-57032-3
9786612570322
0-203-85708-9
OCLC:
609856083
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203857083 doi
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