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Policy, Planning, and People: Promoting Justice in Urban Development
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Policy, Planning, and People: Promoting Justice in Urban Development (Paperback)

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The contributors of Policy, Planning, and People argue for the promotion of social equity and quality of life by designing and evaluating urban policies and plans. Edited by Naomi Carmon and Susan S. Fainstein, the volume features original essays by leading authorities in the field of urban planning and policy, mainly from the United States, but also from Canada, Hungary, Italy, and Israel. The contributors discuss goal setting and ethics in planning, illuminate paradigm shifts, make policy recommendations, and arrive at best practices for future planning.





Policy, Planning, and People includes theoretical as well as practice-based essays on a wide range of planning issues: housing and neighborhood, transportation, surveillance and safety, the network society, regional development and community development. Several essays are devoted to disadvantaged and excluded groups such as senior citizens, the poor, and migrant workers. The unifying themes of this volume are the values of equity, diversity, and democratic participation. The contributors discuss and draw conclusions related to the planning process and its outcomes. They demonstrate the need to look beyond efficiency to determine who benefits from urban policies and plans.





Contributors: Alberta Andreotti, Tridib Banerjee, Rachel G. Bratt, Naomi Carmon, Karen Chapple, Norman Fainstein, Susan Fainstein, Eran Feitelson, Amnon Frenkel, George Galster, Penny Gurstein, Deborah Howe, Norman Krumholz, Jonathan Levine, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, Enzo Mingione, Kenneth Reardon, Izhak Schnell, Daniel Shefer, Michael Teitz, Ivan Tosics, Lawrence Vale, Martin Wachs.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsUrban communitiesScience & MathematicsRegional & area planningUrban & municipal planning Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press Publication Date: 30/05/2013 ISBN-13: 9780812222395  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Naomi Carmon is Professor of Urban Planning and Sociology at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Susan S. Fainstein is a Senior Research Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the author of The Just City.

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