The Routledge Handbook of Australian Urban and Regional Planning

The Routledge Handbook of Australian Urban and Regional Planning

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Where is planning in twenty-first-century Australia? What are the key challenges that confront planning? What does planning scholarship reveal about the state of planning practice in meeting the needs of urban and regional Australians? The Routledge Handbook of Australian Urban and Regional Planning includes 27 chapters that answer these and many other questions that confront planners working in urban and regional areas in twenty-first-century Australia. It provides a single source for cutting edge thinking and research across a broad range of the most important topics in urban and regional planning. Divided into six parts, this handbook explores: contexts of urban and regional planning in Australia critical debates in Australian planning planning policy climate change, disaster risk and environmental management engaging and taking planning action planning education and research This handbook is a valuable resource for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students in urban planning, built environment, urban studies and public policy as well as academics and practitioners across Australia and more

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  • Hardback | 392 pages
  • 171 x 248 x 25.4mm | 828g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 16 Line drawings, black and white; 23 Halftones, black and white; 22 Tables, black and white
  • 1138813540
  • 9781138813540

About Neil Sipe

Neil Sipe is Professor of Planning in the School of Earth and Environmental Science at the University of Queensland (Brisbane). His research interests include: transport and land use planning; natural resource management; and international comparisons of planning systems. ã Karen Vella is a Senior Lecturer in Urban and Regional Planning at Queensland University of Technology. Her research focuses on policy and governance dimensions of planning and evidence based frameworks for action to improve planning outcomes in urban and regional contexts. Her work has helped shape urban and regional sustainability planning and policy for climate mitigation and adaptation, natural resource management, duty of care frameworks for urban and regional risk management, and the protection of the Great Barrier more

Table of contents

Foreword Ann Forsyth Introduction Karen Vella and Neil Sipe Part I: The Context of Urban and Regional Planning The Changing Population Geography of Australia: Implications for Planning and Policy Elin Charles-Edwards Employment, income and (in)equality: Planning Issues Hidden in Plain Sight David Wadley Part II: Critical debates in Australian Planning Planning and the Nirvana of Economic Development Glen Searle Urban Design for a Sustainable Future: Heading In the Right Directions? John Byrne Regionalization and Regionalism: Persistent Challenges and New Frontiers Jennifer Bellamy and Brian Head The Evolution of Australian Urban and Regional Planning: A Textual Analysis Robert Freestone Northern Australia: A Contested Landscape Allan P. Dale, Ruth Potts and Sharon Harwood Australian Planning System Reform: Tinkering at the Edges or Instrumental Change? Kristian Ruming, Nicole Gurran, Paul Maginn and Robin Goodman Physical Determinism and Australian Cities Patrick N. Troy Getting Dense: Why Has Urban Consolidation Been So Difficult? Joe Hurley, Elizabeth Taylor, and Jago Dodson Part III: Topics in planning policy Neoliberalism and the Housing Affordability Crisis Keith Jacobs Gerotopia: The `Good Life' For Life Hereafter Caryl Bosman How Did We Get Here? Plotting the Route to 'Balanced' Mobility and Transport Planning Matthew Burke and Jianqiang Cui Ports As Critical Infrastructure Keeping Connected Requires a Long-Term View Gavin McCullagh BE (Civil) BA GDURP; Douglas Baker PhD Planning For Food Justice within Urban Australia Nicolette Larder Part IV: Climate change, disaster risk and environmental management How Planning Can Address the Challenge of Transitioning to Low Carbon Urban Economies Ian Lowe Climate Change: Local Governments Adapting To the Wicked Problem of Sea Level Rise Anne Leitch Mainstreaming Urban Planning for Disaster Risk Reduction: Five Capabilities for Australian Urban Planning Alan March and Stephen Dovers The Quality of Australian Regional NRM Plans Michael Lockwood and Andrew Harwood In Pursuit Of Effective Nature Conservation Planning and Delivery Marc Hockings, Leslie Shirreffs, Robert Speirs Part V: Engaging and Taking Planning Action Urban Planning and Indigenous Peoples, Australia Melissa Nursey-Bray and Andrew Beer "The Right to Contribute": The Dynamics and Dilemmas of Community Engagement in the Australian Context Jenny Cameron and Deanna Grant-Smith Creating spaces for action: Lessons from front line planners in the Great Barrier Reef Karen Vella and John Forester Part VI: Planning education and research Doing Planning and Being a Planner: Employment and Education Challenges for the Australian Planning Profession Deanna Grant-Smith and Severine Mayere Tracing the History of Australian Planning Research and Its Influence on Practice Jason Byrne Conclusion Neil Sipe and Karen Vellashow more