Situated Practices of Strategic Planning

Situated Practices of Strategic Planning : An international perspective

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All over the world societies are facing a number of major problems. New developments, challenges and opportunities cause these issues and yet cases tell us that traditional spatial planning responses and tools are often insufficient to tackle these problems and challenges. Situated Practices of Strategic Planning draws together examples from across the globe - from France to Australia; from Nigeria to the United States, as it observes international comparisons of the strategic planning process. Many approaches and policies used today fail to capture the dynamics of urban/regional transformation and are more concerned with maintaining an existing social order than challenging and transforming it. Stewarded by a team of highly regarded and experienced researchers, this book gives a synthetic view of the process of change and frames future directions of development. It is unique for its combination of analysis of international case studies and reflection on critical nodes and features in strategic planning. This volume will be of interest to students who study regional planning, academics, professional planners, and policy more

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  • Hardback | 430 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 27.94mm | 725g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 27 black & white illustrations, 18 black & white tables, 5 black & white halftones, 22 black & white line drawings
  • 1138932566
  • 9781138932562
  • 1,786,861

About Louis Albrechts

Louis Albrechts is Emeritus Professor of Strategic Spatial Planning at the University of Leuven, Belgium. Alessandro Balducci is Full Professor of Planning and Urban Policies at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Jean Hillier is Emeritus Professor of Sustainability and Urban Planning at RMIT University, more

Table of contents

CONTENTS List of figures List of tables Illustration credits List of contributors Preface Acknowledgements GENERAL INTRODUCTION Chapter 1. Some ontological and epistemological challenges Louis Albrechts PART 1 SITUATED EXPERIENCES OF STRATEGIC PLANNING WORLDWIDE Chapter 2. Introduction. Louis Albrechts and Alessandro Balducci Cross-national & National experiences Chapter 3. Regional strategic planning for China's Pearl River Delta Jiang Xu and Anthony G.O. Yeh Chapter 4. Space as an Integrating Frame: Manifestations of and Prospects for Strategic Spatial Thinking in East Africa's Quest for Integration Lawrence Esho and Robert Obudho Chapter 5. The Region is Dead, Long Live the Region: the Oresund Region 15 years after the Bridge Jonathan Metzger and Kristian Olesen Chapter 6. Urban Strategic Spatial Planning in China: a two-round development since the late 1990s Kang Cao and Li Zheng Chapter 7. THE ROLE OF strategic spatial planning IN territorial sustainability - The CASE OF FRANCE Christophe Demaziere and Jose Serrano Chapter 8. Strategic Spatial Planning in the USA John Bryson Carissa and Schively Slotterback Chapter 9. 'What's So Strategic about Australian Metropolitan Plans and Planning Reform? The Case of Melbourne, Perth and Sydney Paul J. Maginn, Robin Goodman, Nicole Gurran and Kristian Ruming Chapter 10. Strategic planning for transformation in post-Apartheid Johannesburg, South Africa Philip Harrison Chapter 11. The Blessings of 'non-planning' in Egypt Mona Abdelwahab and Yehya Serag Chapter 12. 15 Years of Strategic Planning in Italian Cities: Premises, Outcomes and Further Expectations Valeria Fedeli Chapter 13. Strategy at Work: a decade of Strategic Planning in Wales Francesca S Sartorio Regional and local experiences Chapter 14. Spatial planning in Flanders and Antwerp 1940-2012: Movements, clashing values and expertise: drivers for change Jef Van den Broeck Chapter 15. Regional Strategic Planning and Managing Uncertainty in Greater Vancouver' John Abbott and Christina DeMarco Chapter 16. Rio de Janeiro's Strategic Plan: The Olympic Construction of the Corporate Town Carlos Vainer Part 2. CONCEPTUAL AND CRITICAL NODES IN STRATEGIC PLANNING Chapter 17. Introduction Jean Hillier Chapter 18. Strategic Spatial Planning in Uncertainty or Planning Indeterminate Futures? A Critical Review Jean Hillier Chapter 19. Strategic Planning and Land Use Planning Conflicts: The Role of Statutory Authority Glen Searle Chapter 20. Strategic planning and institutional change - a karst river phenomenon Loris Servillo Chapter 21. Framing 'evidence' and scenario stories in strategic spatial planning Raine Mantysalo and Kristi Grisakov Chapter 22 Strategic planning and "Trading Zones" Alessandro Balducci Chapter 23. Reinventing Strategic Spatial Planning: A Critical Act of Reconstruction Willem Salet Part 3. EPILOGUE Chapter 24. Some Ingredients for revisiting strategic spatial planning Louis Albrechts INDEXshow more