Urbanization and Urban Planning in Capitalist SocietyUrbanization and Urban Planning in Capitalist Society

NICHOLAS BUCK is a research associate at the University of Kent at Canterbury, working on a project on an occupational community of dockyard workers and the implications of its collapse. He received his doctorate in Urban Studies, ...

Author: Michael Dear

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351067980


Page: 650

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Originally published in 1981, Urbanization and Urban Planning in Capitalist Society, is a comprehensive collection of papers addressing urban crises. Through a synthesis of current discussions around various critical approaches to the urban question, the book defines a general theory of urbanization and urban planning in capitalist society. It examines the conceptual preliminaries necessary for the establishment of capitalist theory and provides a theoretical exposition of the fundamental logic of urbanization and urban planning. It also provides a detailed discussion of commodity production and its effects on urban development.

Urban Planning in a Multicultural SocietyUrban Planning in a Multicultural Society

Using case studies of Canadian communities , Ameyaw discusses how Appreciative planning has been used to revitalize declining urban neighborhoods , to transform streets into active public spaces , and to increase park use by ethnic ...

Author: Michael A. Burayidi

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0275961257


Page: 284

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Reveals why previous community planning practices have failed and suggests that improvements can be made by taking into consideration the diverse needs of a multicultural society.

Islamic Urban StudiesIslamic Urban Studies

Islamic urban studies in Japan, on the other hand, could not be said to have been popular before the beginning of the "Urbanism ... During the 1980s original research concerning urban society based on historical sources included T. Sato ...

Author: Masashi Haneda

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136161216


Page: 256

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The term 'Islamic cities' has been used to refer to cities of the Islamic world, centring on the Middle East. Academic scholarship has tended to link the cities of the Islamic world with Islam as a religion and culture, in an attempt to understand them as a whole in a unified and homogenous way. Examining studies (books, articles, maps, bibliographies) of cities which existed in the Middle East and Central Asia in the period from the rise of Islam to the beginning of the 20th century, this book seeks to examine and compare Islamic cities in their diversity of climate, landscape, population and historical background. Coordinating research undertaken since the nineteenth century, and comparing the historiography of the Maghrib, Mashriq, Turkey, Iran and Central Asia, Islamic Urbanism provides a fresh perspective on issues that have exercised academic concern in urban studies and highlights avenues for future research.

The SAGE Handbook of New Urban StudiesThe SAGE Handbook of New Urban Studies

Crump, J. (2002) 'Deconcentration by demolition: public housing, poverty, and urban policy', Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 20:581–96. Darcy, M. (2010) 'Deconcentration of disadvantage and mixed-income housing: a ...

Author: John Hannigan

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781526421630


Page: 610

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Contributing to new debates and research on the city, this handbook looks both backwards and forwards to bring together key scholarship in the field

Urban Planning EducationUrban Planning Education

China Urban Plan Forum (Chengshi Guihua Xuekan) 215:112–118 Li B, Guo M (2010) Zhu Jieping and China's first modern regional planning practice. ... Tsinghua University Press, Beijing Urban Planning Society of China (UPSC) ...

Author: Andrea I. Frank

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319559674


Page: 345

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This book examines planning education provision and approaches globally, through a comparative and longitudinal perspective. It explores the emergence of planning education in the 20th century, with its rich variation and yet a remarkable degree of cross-fertilization. Each of the sections of the book is framed by an overview essay which has been prepared by the editors to provide the reader with a critical exposure to relevant scholarship drawing on the detailed case studies and exploratory essays on key issues in planning education. The first part of this volume focuses on the emergence of planning education programs in the twentieth century as a way to understand the current planning education environment. Then we explore how education in urban, regional and spatial planning has developed in different ways in different countries and continents. The final part of this volume aims to envision how planning can adapt and develop to remain relevant to the development of human environments in the 21st century. Urban planning education has become a pervasive practice throughout the world as urbanization and development pressures have increased over the past half century, and as demand increased for professional trained experts to guide those processes. The approaches vary widely, based in part upon the discipline from which the planning program developed as well as the context-specific challenges within the country or region where the program resides.

Introduction to Space Syntax in Urban StudiesIntroduction to Space Syntax in Urban Studies

Connecting the results from space syntax analyses with primary and secondary data of human activities provides new knowledge about the society–space relationship. Until recently, urban designers have shown little interest in ...

Author: Akkelies van Nes

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030591403


Page: 250

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This open access textbook is a comprehensive introduction to space syntax method and theory for graduate students and researchers. It provides a step-by-step approach for its application in urban planning and design. This textbook aims to increase the accessibility of the space syntax method for the first time to all graduate students and researchers who are dealing with the built environment, such as those in the field of architecture, urban design and planning, urban sociology, urban geography, archaeology, road engineering, and environmental psychology. Taking a didactical approach, the authors have structured each chapter to explain key concepts and show practical examples followed by underlying theory and provided exercises to facilitate learning in each chapter. The textbook gradually eases the reader into the fundamental concepts and leads them towards complex theories and applications. In summary, the general competencies gain after reading this book are: – to understand, explain, and discuss space syntax as a method and theory; – be capable of undertaking various space syntax analyses such as axial analysis, segment analysis, point depth analysis, or visibility analysis; – be able to apply space syntax for urban research and design practice; – be able to interpret and evaluate space syntax analysis results and embed these in a wider context; – be capable of producing new original work using space syntax. This holistic textbook functions as compulsory literature for spatial analysis courses where space syntax is part of the methods taught. Likewise, this space syntax book is useful for graduate students and researchers who want to do self-study. Furthermore, the book provides readers with the fundamental knowledge to understand and critically reflect on existing literature using space syntax.

OECD Urban Studies Improving Transport Planning for Accessible CitiesOECD Urban Studies Improving Transport Planning for Accessible Cities

Community engagement Cities and transport authorities view public engagement and customer service as a core component of ... in the design and implementation of urbanrelated policies, it is essential to involve all segments of society, ...

Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9789264593565


Page: 200

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Cities are places of opportunity. They provide not just jobs but a whole range of public, cultural, social and consumption amenities. Transport is what connects people to these opportunities and cities provide access with varying degrees of success – especially when it comes to modes of transport that favour a green transition. This report argues that building sustainable transport networks for accessible cities requires a holistic planning approach, a sound institutional framework, reliable sources of funding, strong governmental capacity, and should build on community engagement.

Planning Asian CitiesPlanning Asian Cities

Gu Chaolin is Professor in the Department of Urban Planning, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University. He is the Vice President of the Geographical Association of China, Director of the Urban Geography Professional Commission and ...

Author: Stephen Hamnett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136639272


Page: 343

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In Planning Asian Cities: Risks and Resilience, Stephen Hamnett and Dean Forbes have brought together some of the region’s most distinguished urbanists to explore the planning history and recent development of Pacific Asia’s major cities. They show how globalization, and the competition to achieve global city status, has had a profound effect on all these cities. Tokyo is an archetypal world city. Singapore, Hong Kong and Seoul have acquired world city characteristics. Taipei and Kuala Lumpur have been at the centre of expanding economies in which nationalism and global aspirations have been intertwined and expressed in the built environment. Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai have played key, sometimes competing, roles in China’s rapid economic growth. Bangkok’s amenity economy is currently threatened by political instability, while Jakarta and Manila are the core city-regions of less developed countries with sluggish economies and significant unrealized potential. But how resilient are these cities to the risks that they face? How can they manage continuing pressures for development and growth while reducing their vulnerability to a range of potential crises? How well prepared are they for climate change? How can they build social capital, so important to a city’s recovery from shocks and disasters? What forms of governance and planning are appropriate for the vast mega-regions that are emerging? And, given the tradition of top-down, centralized, state-directed planning which drove the economic growth of many of these cities in the last century, what prospects are there of them becoming more inclusive and sensitive to the diverse needs of their populations and to the importance of culture, heritage and local places in creating liveable cities?

Sport and SocietySport and Society

Economic restructuring and sociospatial polarisation in the Toronto urban regional', Urban Studies, 38(3): 407–47. Warin, M., Baum, F. and Kalucy, E. (2000) 'The power of place: Space and time in Women's and community health centres in ...

Author: Barrie Houlihan

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781473943230


Page: 608

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'This third edition of Sport and Society, with contributions from some of the field’s most highly respected scholars, covers the myriad of complex, pervasive and global issues confronting sport in the 21st century. It continues to be a foundation text for students across most sport disciplines' - Russel Hoye, La Trobe University, Australia ‘The third edition of Sport and Society reinforces its place as one of the most valuable texts for students and others engaging in social scientific study of sport. Overall, the book continues to achieve an unrivalled balance between different social science disciplines that have been applied to sport; between local, national and international issues; and between broad overviews and specific detail on every topic. The end result is a book that is "a must" on many academic reading lists!' - Iain Lindsey, Durham University, UK Fully updated and revised, the Third Edition of Barrie Houlihan and Dominic Malcolm's ground-breaking Sport and Society provides students and instructors with a one-stop text that is comprehensive, accessible, international, and engaging. This popular book: Approaches the study of sport from a multi-disciplinary perspective Presents the importance of social structure, power, and inequality in analysing the nature and significance of sport in society Addresses the rapid commercialization and regulation of sport Engages in comparative analysis to understand problems clearly and produce sound solutions Expands students' knowledge through chapter summaries, guides to further reading, and extensive bibliographies Offers five new chapters addressing the key contemporary issues of: lifestyle sport; sport for development and peace; the governance of international sport organisations; sports fandom; and sport in East Asia. A superb teaching text, this new edition will be relished by instructors seeking an authoritative introduction to sport and society and students who want a relevant, enriching text for their learning and research needs.

The Academic Job Search HandbookThe Academic Job Search Handbook

Gerontology: Association for Geronotology in Higher Education Government: American Political Science Association ... of Religion Urban Studies: Urban Affairs Association Women's Studies: National Women's Studies Association Writing: ...

Author: Julia Miller Vick

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 9780812223408


Page: 392

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For more than twenty years, job seekers have relied on The Academic Job Search Handbook for help in their search for faculty positions. The new fifth edition provides updated advice and addresses current topics in today's competitive market.