Contentious Global Issues
Edited by H. S. Geyer
This first Handbook in a series of three original reference works looks at globally contentious urban policy issues from a wide variety of different angles and perspectives. Matters related to urban densification, population mobility, urban inequality and sustainability are analysed in a manner that will not only interest the advanced student but also the novice.
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- International Handbook of Urban Policy, Volume 1 Contentious Global Issues
- Chapter 1: Approaches to Urban Policymaking: A Framework
- Chapter 2: The Debate on Sprawl and Compact Cities: Thoughts Based on the Congress of New Urbanism Charter
- Chapter 3: Defining ‘Urban’: The Disappearing Urban–Rural Divide
- Chapter 4: The Evolving Urban Economic Landscape: Trends in the Past and Present, from Local to Global
- Chapter 5: Socialist Economies in Transition: Urban Policy in China and Vietnam
- Chapter 6: Human Mobility in a Globalizing World: Urban Development Trends and Policy Implications
- Chapter 7: Migration and Social Mobility in Urban Systems: National and International Trends
- Chapter 8: Social Exclusion and Urban Policy in European Cities: Combining ‘Northern’ and ‘Southern’ European Perspectives
- Chapter 9: Crime and Urban Living: Conditions, Theory and Policy Options
- Chapter 10: The Threat of Urban Terrorism: Observations and Policies Options
- Chapter 11: ‘Place’ Qualities of Urban Space: Interpretations of Theory and Ideology
- Chapter 12: Smart Growth as ‘New’ Metropolitan Governance: Observations on US Experience
- Chapter 13: Integrating the Planning Environment: Theory and Practice of Putting ‘Urban’ in a Regional Context
- Chapter 14: Cities Mediating Technological Transitions: The Adaptability of Infrastructure and Infrastructures of Adaptability?
- Chapter 15: Urban Environmental Policy in Europe: An Outline
- Chapter 16: Policy Responses at the Local Sphere of Government: Complexities and Diversity
- Chapter 17: Urban Environmental Policy in Africa: The Real Story
- Chapter 18: What Lies Ahead?
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