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City and Regional Planning

City and Regional Planning

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About the Book

City and Regional Planning provides a clearly written and lavishly illustrated overview of the theory and practice of city and regional planning. With material on the globalization and the world city system and provides examples from other countries, the book has been written with the needs of readers worldwide who seek an overview of city and regional planning.

Chapters cover the history of cities and city and regional planning, urban design and placemaking, comprehensive plans, planning politics and plan implementation, planning vision, and environmental, transportation, and housing planning. The book pays special attention to diversity, social justice, and collaborative planning. Topics include current practice in resilience, transit-oriented development, complexity in planning, spatial equity, globalization, and advances in planning methods.

It is aimed at U.S. graduate and undergraduate city and regional planning, geography, urban design, urban studies, civil engineering and other students and practitioners. It includes extensive material on current practice in planning for climate change. Each chapter includes a case study, a biography of an important planner, lists of concepts and important people and an list of books, article, videos, and other suggestions for further learning.

About the Author:

Richard LeGates is a Professor Emeritus of Urban Studies and Planning at San Francisco State University where he taught for 40 years before retiring in 2010. He was a Summit Professor of Urban Planning at Tongji University in Shanghai from 2015 to 2017. He a joint Master's of City and Regional Planning (MCRP) degee and Doctor of Laws degree (JD) (from University of California, Berkeley. He is a member of the Califoria Bar.

Professor LeGates has also taught city and regional planning at the University of California Berkeley, Renmin University of China, The American University of Sharjah, and Charles University.

He is the co-editor of The City Reader now in its 7th edition (Routledge, 2020), and books and articles on spatial analysis, planning history, regionalism, housing policy, planning law, and planning in China.

Professor LeGates has received research support from the U.S. National Science Foundation, The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, The California Legislature, The California State Department of Housing and Community Development, The San Francisco Foundation, the Brookings Institution, the Higher Education Funding Council of England, and the Ford Foundation. In 2015 he was a Writer in Residence at the Rockefeller Foundation's Villa Serbelloni in Como, Italy.

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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781032050577
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Weight: 1078 gr
  • ISBN-10: 1032050578
  • Publisher Date: 31 May 2022
  • Height: 254 mm
  • No of Pages: 504
  • Spine Width: 0 mm
  • Width: 178 mm

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