Ship-Ship-Hooray! Free Shipping on $25+ Details >
Contemporary Urban Planning

Contemporary Urban Planning - 7th edition

Contemporary Urban Planning - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780131930681

ISBN10: 0131930680

Contemporary Urban Planning by John Levy - ISBN 9780131930681
Edition: 7TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Contemporary Urban Planning by John Levy - ISBN 9780131930681

ISBN13: 9780131930681

ISBN10: 0131930680

Edition: 7TH 06

shop us with confidence

Summary

Best-selling title in urban planning market. Levy provides students an insider's view of sub-state urban planning including details on the interplay of politics, law, money, and interest groups. The greatest strength of Levy is its coverage of economics, law, finance, and urban governance.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. THE BACKGROUND AND DEVELOPMENT OF CONTEMPORARY PLANNING.

1. An Overview.
2. The Urbanization of America.
3. The History of Planning: Part I.
4. The History of Planning: Part II.

II. THE STRUCTURE AND PRACTICE OF CONTEMPORARY PLANNING.

5. The Legal Basis of Planning.
6. Planning and Politics.
7. The Social Issues.
8. The Comprehensive Plan.
9. The Tools of Land-Use Planning.

III. FIELDS OF PLANNING.

10. Urban Design.
11. Urban Renewal and Community Development.
12. Transportation Planning.
13. Economic Development Planning.
14. Growth Management Planning.
15. Environmental and Energy Planning.
16. Planning for Metropolitan Regions.

IV. LARGER QUESTIONS.

17. National Planning in the United States.
18. Planning in Other Nations.
19. Planning Theory