Collaborative Planning: Shaping Places in Fragmented Societies

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UBC Press, 1997 - Architecture - 338 pages
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In this important new book Patsy Healey draws on a very wide range ofdevelopments in social, political and spatial thought to propose a newframework for planning which is rooted in the institutional realitiesof the emerging world of the twenty-first century. International inscope and comprehensive in its range, it points a way forward forspatial planning activity, from a narrow technical and procedural focustowards a communicative and collaborative model for achieving commonpurposes in the shared spaces of our fragmented societies.
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
An institutionalist approach to spatial change
31
Spatial planning systems and practices
72
THE CHANGING DYNAMICS OF URBAN
89
Everyday life and local environments
95
Local economies land and property
131
Living in the natural world
164
PROCESSES FOR COLLABORATIVE
197
Planning and governance
205
Strategies processes and plans
243
Systemic institutional design for collaborative planning
284
Bibliography
315
Index
334
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About the author (1997)

Patsy Healey is Professor and Director of the Centrefor Research in European Urban Environments, Department of Town andCountry Planning, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

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