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Planning in the UK

An Introduction

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17 November 2014

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This accessible text introduces the history, theory and key issues of planning. It is designed to give those new to the subject, both planning and non-planning students, a concise overview of the whole field.

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This accessible text introduces the history, theory and key issues of planning. It is designed to give those new to the subject, both planning and non-planning students, a concise overview of the whole field.

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An up-to-date and wide ranging account of the UK planning system, including all recent legislative developments

Covers the historical evolution of planning and cities as well as contemporary issues in planning and theory

Illustrated throughout with photographs, figures and tables as useful pedagogical aids

Suitable for students new to planning, and for advanced readers looking for expert information on subtopics within planning

Preface
PART I: PLANNING AND THE PLANNING SYSTEM
1. Introduction: Why Planning Matters
2. The Organisation of Planning
3. The Control of Development and the Development Process
PART II: THE STORY OF PLANNING
4. The Historical Roots of Planning
5. Industrialisation: Reaction and Reform
6. From Industrialisation to Globalisation
7. Planning into the New Millennium
8. The History of the Theories behind Planning
PART III: THE SCOPE OF MODERN PLANNING
9. Planning for the Countryside and other Green Areas
10. Sustainable Development
11. Regeneration, Retail and Renewal
12. Transportation Planning
13. Urban Design, Place-Making and Culture
PART IV: PLANNING AND PEOPLE
14. The Social Aspects of Planning
15. Planning For Diversity and Equality: Women and Minorities
16. Planning and the Built Environment Professions.

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Clara Greed is Emerita Professor of Inclusive Urban Planning at the University of the West of England, (UWE), UK, and a chartered town planner. Her research interests and other published books centre on urban design, planning, the built environment professions, women and planning issues and the social aspects of cities.
 
David Johnson is a Senior Planning Lecturer and course leader at the University of the West of England, (UWE), UK. He was previously a leading councillor on planning and transport for Bristol, UK.

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Clara Greed is Emerita Professor of Inclusive Urban Planning at the University of the West of England, (UWE), UK, and a chartered town planner. Her research interests and other published books centre on urban design, planning, the built environment professions, women and planning issues and the social aspects of cities.
 
David Johnson is a Senior Planning Lecturer and course leader at the University of the West of England, (UWE), UK. He was previously a leading councillor on planning and transport for Bristol, UK.

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