Strategic Environmental Assessment and Land Use Planning: An International Evaluation
'A wonderfully international and up-to-date perspective on strategic environmental assessment of land use plans by leading experts in the field. Strategic Environmental Assessment and Land Use Planning covers not only how much such SEAs are carried out and in what context, but whether they are effective and why. It provides invaluable insights for practitioners and researchers in this rapidy evolving field' Riki Therivel, author of Strategic Environmental Assessment in Action Strategic Environmental Assessment and Land Use Planning provides an authoritative, international evaluation of the SEA of land use plans. The editors place the SEA of land use plans in context, and uniquely qualified contributors then evaluate systems in Canada, Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, South Africa, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States and the World Bank. These chapters provide a description of the context in each country, a case study of the use of SEA in land use planning and an evaluation of each SEA system against a set of generic criteria specially designed to anlayse different aspects of SEA. The contributors critically review each SEA system, SEA process and SEA outcome, and conclude by summarizing their findings. The editors draw the various national perspectives together in a final chapter and derive widely applicable conclusions about SEA and land use planning. This book is a core text for all students in environmental assessment, land use planning, environmental science, environmental management, development studies, geography, landscape design and law and engineering. It is also essential reading for all governments and environmental regulators, academics, researchers and environmental and planning consultants worldwide who are involvedin SEA research, practice and training.
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Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 3 Evaluating the SEA of Land Use Plans
Chapter 4 Canada
Chapter 5 Denmark
Chapter 6 Germany
Chapter 7 Hong Kong
Chapter 8 Hungary
Chapter 11 New Zealand
Chapter 12 Portugal
Chapter 13 South Africa
Chapter 14 Sweden
Chapter 15 United Kingdom
Chapter 16 United States
Chapter 17 World Bank
Chapter 18 Conclusion
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Strategic Environmental Assessment and Land Use Planning: An International ...
Carys E. Jones
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 2005
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