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Campus Author - Key Concepts in Planning

key concepts in planning

Professor Gavin Parker and Joe Doak

Sage Publications

Paperback       ISBN:    9781847870773                     

Hardcover       ISBN:    9781847870766                     

Ebook              ISBN:    9781446268100

Key Concepts in Planning forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the human geography sub-disciplines. Organised around 19 short essays, the book provides a contemporary introduction to the concepts that define current research in planning.

Writers Professor Gavin Parker and Joe Doak are based in Real Estate and Planning at Henley Business School.

Involving detailed and expansive discussions, the text includes: an introductory chapter providing a succinct overview of the recent developments in the field; 18 key concept entries with comprehensive explanations, definitions and evolutions of the subject; and detailed suggested further reading for each concept discussed.

Readers have commented that the book is: "An excellent text, the most current available in the topic. Given the changing scene this is very helpful in setting the background and the current position with regards to relevant planning frameworks. Well written and well structured."

Key Concepts in Planning is an ideal companion text for upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students in planning, and covers the expected staples of the discipline in an accessible style.


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