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The Collaborating Planner?

Practitioners in the Neoliberal Age

Aims to understand how both specific planning and broader public sector reforms have been experienced and understood by chartered town planners working in local authorities across Great Britain.

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Regenerating Deprived Urban Areas

A Cross National Analysis of Area-Based Initiatives

This book compares the impacts of ABIs in two deprived urban areas in England and Germany on organisations and development actors at the neighbourhood level. It applies a mixed method approach to help the reader with a wider spectrum of illustrations and is aimed at those studying and working in the field of urban regeneration and planning.

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The Future of Planning

Beyond Growth Dependence

This timely book provides a fresh analysis of the limitations of the growth-dependence planning paradigm and considers alternative urban development models, ways of protecting and enhancing existing low value land uses and means of managing community assets within the built environment

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Promoting Walking and Cycling

New Perspectives on Sustainable Travel

This book uses innovative research methods to examine why so many people fail to travel in ways that are deemed by most to be desirable - on foot or by bike. It proposes evidence-based policy solutions that could increase levels of walking and cycling substantially.

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Finance for Housing

An Introduction

In this much-needed text, current housing finance issues (and their history) are linked with broader social policy and political themes. It covers the finance of building and refurbishment, managing and maintaining property for all the different tenures and discusses whether current arrangements are sustainable.

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Neighbourhood Planning

Communities, Networks and Governance

Neighbourhood Planning offers a critical analysis of community-based planning activity in England, framed within a broader view of collaborative rationality and its limits.

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Mixed Communities

Gentrification by Stealth?

This book draws together a range of case studies by international experts to assess the impacts of social mix policies and the degree to which they might represent gentrification by stealth.

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The housing debate

The key debate in this timely book is whether social policy and people's homes should be so closely connected, especially when housing markets are so volatile. The author argues that housing, having been a relatively neglected field of public policy, is now rightfully re-established as a major pillar of the post-industrial welfare state.

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Disabled people and housing

Choices, opportunities and barriers

By examining policy, meanings of 'home' and potential barriers to housing options, this book provides a comprehensive overview and investigation of housing issues for disabled people from a social model perspective.

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Urban reflections

Narratives of place, planning and change

Drawing on geographical, cinematic and photographic readings, this unique book looks at how places change, the role of planners in bringing about urban change, and the public's attitudes to that change.

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Housing transitions through the life course

Aspirations, needs and policy

Lifetime attitudes to housing have changed, with new population dynamics driving the market and a greater emphasis on consumption. This important contribution to the literature argues that how we think about households and their housing needs to be recast to acknowledge this changed environment and provide a more powerful conceptual framework.

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The purpose of planning

Creating sustainable towns and cities

Planning is an important aspect of policy making. This book looks at a range of issues to unlock the purpose of planning, ideal for students and practitioners alike.

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