Synopses & Reviews
Key Concepts in Planning forms part of an innovative set of companion texts for the Human Geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 20 short essays, Key Concepts in Planning provides a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in Planning. Involving detailed and expansive discussions, the book includes: An introductory chapter providing a succinct overview of the recent developments in the fieldOver 20 key concept entries with comprehensive explanations, definitions and evolutions of the subjectExtensive pedagogic features that enhance understanding including a glossary, figures, diagrams and further reading
Edited by Dr Rob Kitchen, Director of the National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analysis (NIRSA) at the National University of Ireland, the Key Concepts in Human Geography series is an innovative set of companion texts for undergraduate students of the Human Geography sub-disciplines. Organized around 20 short essays, they provide a cutting edge introduction to the central concepts that define contemporary research in their field.
All books in the series are authored by internationally recognized academics and include an introductory chapter and extensive pedagogic features in the form of a glossary, figures, diagrams and further reading.
Dedicated to the study of town and country planning (now more commonly referred to as Spatial Planning) Key Concepts in Planning offers detailed discussions of key concepts within this multi-disciplinary field, covering areas such as sustainability, regeneration, environment and community.