The Town Planning Review

Provides articles on urban and regional planning.

Articles from Vol. 83, No. 4, 2012

3rd AESOP Sustainable Food Planning: Thematic Group Meeting, Cardiff, 28-29 October 2011
The very nature of humanity's global existence focuses on the production, distribution and availability of food (Flannery and Mincyte, 2010; Inglis and Gimlin, 2009). The importance of viable sustainable food systems is a challenge facing governments...
Analysing the Belfast Housing Market: Learning Lessons from Extreme Volatility
Belfast and Northern Ireland enjoyed a long property-led economic boom, in part the result of global economic developments that were compounded by specific local institutional and other drivers. The market grew more quickly and then fell further than...
Cities and Climate Change (Global Report on Human Settlements 2011)/climate Change and Cities (First Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network)
Cities and Climate Change (Global Report on Human Settlements 2011), UN-Habitat, 2011, xviii + 279 pp, London, Earthscan/Routledge, £90 (h/b), £34.99 (p/b)Climate Change and Cities (First Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network),...
Ecosystem Planning in Florida - Solving Regional Problems through Local Decision-Making
Ecosystem Planning in Florida - Solving Regional Problems through Local Decisionmaking, Samuel David Brody, Aldershot, Ashgate, 2008, 230 pp., £65.00 (h/b)When asked to review this book by Samuel Brody, I was somewhat hesitant. Having in recent years...
Healthy Cities and Planning
The interface between urban planning and human health has had a long history. Public health concerns arising from poor sanitation drove civic design in Roman settlements and major urban planning reforms in industrialised countries in the nineteenth century....
Planning for Growth? the Implications of Localism for 'Science Vale', Oxfordshire, UK
This article provides a preliminary examination of the emerging implications of UK Coalition Government planning policy as a key part of its growth agenda. Attention is directed in particular to the adoption of localism in planning policy, which is presented...
Post-Reform Urban Restructuring in China: The Case of Hangzhou 1990-2010
Since the early 2000s, Chinese cities have experienced a shiftfrom industrialism to urbanism in political legitimacy and policy discourse. This article examines Hangzhou's urban restructuring with a focus on its development zones and Qianjiang new city....
The 52nd Annual Conference of the ACSP: Salt Lake City, Utah, 13-16 October 2011
The 52nd Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) took place from 13 to 16 October 2011 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The conference was hosted by the University of Utah, whose graduate programme in urban and regional...
This Is What Direct Democracy Looks Like: How Athens in the 5th Century BC Resolved the Question of Power
The recent emphasis on governance and calls for stakeholder input in policy and decision-making highlights the value currently given to direct democratic procedures. Ongoing social movements, such as 'Occupy Wall Street' (OWS) in the US, are implementing...
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