Planning Sustainable Communities - Skills and Learning to Envision Future Communities: An Introduction
Rogerson, Robert, Sadler, Sue, Wong, Cecilia, Green, Anne, The Town Planning Review
The aspiration of creating sustainable communities has been an important part of the UK government's agenda over the past decade, with the role for planning and other professions involved in place-making changing to include expectations of greater consultation and involvement of communities in decision-making. To date, most attention has been given to ensuring that planners are suitably skilled to undertake these new roles. Research conducted as part of an ESRC/HCA Initiative suggests that while opportunities have been provided for planners to acquire and reflect on their skills, more could be achieved by moving from a deficit, market-failure conception of skills needs to a …
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Publication information: Article title: Planning Sustainable Communities - Skills and Learning to Envision Future Communities: An Introduction. Contributors: Rogerson, Robert - Author, Sadler, Sue - Author, Wong, Cecilia - Author, Green, Anne - Author. Journal title: The Town Planning Review. Volume: 81. Issue: 5 Publication date: September 1, 2010. Page number: 505+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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