The Town Planning Review

Provides articles on urban and regional planning.

Articles from Vol. 72, No. 4, October

Britain's Cities: Geographies of Division in Urban Britain
Britain's Cities: Geographies of Division in Urban Britain, Michael Pacione (ed.), London, Routledge, 1997, xvii + 357 pp., £16.99British Cities comprises a general introduction and overview penned by Michael Pacione followed by two main parts and a...
Cities in Transition: New Challenges, New Responsibilities
Cities in Transition: New Challenges, New Responsibilities, Bernhard Blanke and Randall Smith (eds), London, Macmillan, 1999, 272 pp., £50.00 (hjb)In recent years, numerous books and papers have appeared concerning the globalisation of cities but most...
City and Port: Urban Planning as a Cultural Venture in London, Barcelona, New York and Rotterdam: Changing Relations between Public Urban Space and Large-Scale Infrastructure
City and Port: Urban Planning as a Cultural Venture in London, Barcelona, New York and Rotterdam: Changing Relations between Public Urban Space and Largescale Infrastructure, Han Meyer, Utrecht, International Books, 424 pp., £35, US$65Han Meyer spent...
Contextualising Development Pressure: The Use of GIS to Analyse Planning Applications in the Sussex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
The development control process provides a rich yet tantalising source of information for those wishing to examine development pressures in rural Britain. All development as defined under the planning legislation requires an application to the relevant...
Imperial Cities: Landscape, Display and Identity
Imperial Cities: Landscape, Display and Identity, Felix Driver and David Gilbert (eds), Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1999, xvii + 283 pp., £45.00 (h/b)This latest title in the 'Studies in Imperialism' series derives from an international...
Natural Hazard Mitigation: Recasting Disaster Policy and Planning
Natural Hazard Mitigation: Recasting Disaster Policy and Planning, D. R. Godschalk, T. Beatley, P. Berke, D. J. Brower, E. J. Kaiser, C. C. Bohl and R. M. Goebel, Washington, DC, Island Press, 1999, xvi + 575 pp., US$45.00Some of the most vociferous...
Planning Policy, Policy Guidance and Technical Advice: A Review and Analysis of the Technical Advice Notes (Wales) Series
An increasing interest has recently emerged in Britain in the organisation, character and development of planning systems within the 'Celtic periphery' (MacDonald and Thomas, 1997). This interest has been promoted by the Government's programme of devolution...
Rail-Freight Growth and the Land Use Planning System
In the early 1950s rail was moving 37 billion tonne kilometres of freight and had 42 per cent market share. By 1994 these had fallen to 13 billion and 6 per cent respectively, whereas the total amount of goods moved by all modes had increased from 88...
Special Landscape Areas: Their Operation and Effectiveness in Ceredigion, Wales
The concept of assigning special treatment to valued areas is part of the human psyche, particularly with regard to landscape matters (Gold and Burgess, 1982). Its roots in Britain can be traced back to the nineteenth century with the emergence of the...
The Deliberative Practitioner: Encouraging Participatory Planning Practices
The Deliberative Practitioner: Encouraging Participatory Planning Practices, John Forester, Cambridge, MA, The MIT Press, 1999, 249 pp., $55.00 (h(b)> $21.95 (p(b)The Deliberative Practitioner summarises the view of planning and public policy making...
The Tourist City
The Tourist City, Dennis R. Judd and Susan S. Fainstein (eds), New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 1999, 340 pp., $18.95Dennis Judd and Susan Fainstein have put together a most interesting collection of critiques of tourism and its impact on cities....
Transportation for Livable Cities
Transportation for Livable Cities, Vukan R. Vuchic, New Jersey, Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University, 1999, 352 pp., US$29.95The debate over the role of public transit and the role of automobiles in cities has energised planners for many...
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