Governing for Sustainable Urban Development

Front Cover
Earthscan, 2012 - Business & Economics - 157 pages
0 Reviews

Achieving urban sustainability is amongst the most pressing issues facing planners and governments. This book is the first to provide a cohesive analysis of sustainable urban development and to examine the processes by which change in how urban areas are built can be achieved. The author looks at how sustainable urban development can be delivered on the ground through a comprehensive analysis of the different modes of governing for new urban development.

Governing for Sustainable Urban Development:

  • considers a range of policy tools that influence urban development and that constitute different modes of governing
  • provides an innovative conceptual emphasis on learning within governing processes
  • draws on a wide range of existing research, policy and literature together with case study material focussing on London
  • is above all concerned with demonstrating how sustainable urban development can be delivered in practice.

This title be essential reading for students, academics and professionals in planning, urban design and architecture world-wide working to achieve sustainability.

 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

The Three Pillars of Sustainability
43
The WEHAB Issues
109
Conclusion
203

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2012)

Yvonne Rydin is a Professor at the Bartlett School of Planning, UCL and Co-Director of the UCL Environment Institute. She is the author of five books including Urban and Environmental Planning in the UK (Palgrave, 2nd ed. 2003.)

Bibliographic information