Publishing with a purpose
An International and Interdisciplinary Perspective
A wide range of contributors bring expertise from both developed and developing countries, to provide a big picture assessment of Bus Rapid Transit as part of an affordable process for restructuring transit systems
Designing Housing for the Spectrum
Grounded in an extensive array of research sources, this valuable book introduces readers to conditions and aspirations of adults on the autism spectrum that demand a new approach to how we provide, locate, design and develop homes in which they live.
Communities, Policy and Place
Focusing on the history and theory of community in urban policy, and including a unique set of case studies that draw on artistic and cultural community work, After urban regeneration engages with debates on how urban policy has changed and continues to change following the financial crash of 2008
The Use and Abuse of Britain's Forgotten Acres
In this provocative book, journalist Peter Hetherington argues that Britain, particularly England, needs an active land policy to protect against record land price increases that threaten food security and housing provision for Britain’s expanding population.
Evaluating Supported Housing for Vulnerable People
This important book explores the impact of different forms of policy and practice on the lives of vulnerable people, arguing for a flexible policy approach that places people in control of their own lives and creates housing options that effectively improve the well-being of those who live in them.
Theory and Practice
Written by an experienced author and widely respected academic, this valuable book asks whether the planning system is to blame for the frequent criticism it receives and discusses the ways in which management theories, tools and techniques can be applied to planning.
A Radical Agenda for the Future of High Streets
Written in an engaging and accessible style, How to save our town centres asks whether the internet has killed our high streets and how the relationship between people and places is changing, how business is done and who benefits, and how the use and ownership of land affects us all.
Expert contributors provide contemporary comparative accounts of housing renewal policy and practice in nine European countries. Shared concerns over energy conservation, social protection and inclusion, and the roles and responsibilities of public and private sectors, form the basis of a proposed policy agenda for housing renewal across Europe.
Contexts, Drivers and Outcomes
Analyses the contexts, drivers and outcomes of community action and planning in the global north: from emergent neighbourhood planning in England to the community-based housing movement in New York, and from active citizenship in the Dutch new towns to associative action in Marseille.
Planning for a Better Future
This unique book asks how Britain can organise itself to build a fairer and sustainable society. It explores the value to society of social town planning and offers a doorway for how planning both morally and practically can help to meet key challenges of the 21st century.
The Future of a Global City
An exploration of the rise of sustainable development policies in London by international authors. Essential reading for urban practitioners and policy makers, and students in social, urban and environmental geography, sociology and urban studies.