Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction

    1. Yvonne Rydin
      Pages 1-13
  3. The Development of Planning Policy and Theory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Yvonne Rydin
      Pages 17-32
    3. Yvonne Rydin
      Pages 59-84
  4. Planning Today

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Yvonne Rydin
      Pages 87-115
    3. Yvonne Rydin
      Pages 116-139
    4. Yvonne Rydin
      Pages 140-158
    5. Yvonne Rydin
      Pages 159-177
  5. The Politics of Planning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
    2. Yvonne Rydin
      Pages 181-212
    3. Yvonne Rydin
      Pages 213-227
    4. Yvonne Rydin
      Pages 228-256
  6. Planning and the Market

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 257-257
    2. Yvonne Rydin
      Pages 259-281
    3. Yvonne Rydin
      Pages 282-293
    4. Yvonne Rydin
      Pages 294-305
    5. Yvonne Rydin
      Pages 306-319

About this book

Introduction

The British Planning System provides an innovative introduction to urban and environmental planning combining comprehensive coverage of institutions and procedures with detailed analysis of the economic and political context of planning, its historical development and of competing theoretical approaches. Extensive use is made throughout of case studies, summary charts and exhibits to bring the subject to life. The book concludes with an assessment of the achievements and failures of British planning and the case for planning activity today.

Keywords

environment Institution Policy politics

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