With the global expansion of urbanization there is a need to ensure that cities develop in a way that allows all residents to benefit from urban life. This research review considers a collection of classic and more recent papers that provide insight into the problems encountered in urbanization and the ways in which planning has evolved to meet the resultant challenges. It is broad in its coverage, and the papers discussed include both theoretical and applied contributions as well as those which cover urban planning issues in the developing and developed world.
Elgar Research Reviews in Economics
About Elgar Research Reviews
Elgar Research Reviews consist of two principal components: a scholarly Review Article and a list of Recommended Readings.
The Review Article prepared by a leading scholar introduces the relevant field of academic study by making reference to the seminal and most transformative articles within that field. This piece sets in context the readings that follow, illustrating how they have shaped the scholarship and why they are important to the development of the field. The Recommended Readings have full references to facilitate further research.
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A print edition of this resource, which also includes the full text of the Recommended Readings in their original layout is available as a single print work, Urban Planning, edited by Tüzin Baycan Levent, Peter Batey, Kenneth Button and Peter Nijkamp (ISBN 978 1 84542 864 8). Use the Find This Book In Your Library button at the top of this page to see if it is available in your library. (The button only appears if your library has provided their link resolver details.)