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The Ashgate Research Companion to Planning and Culture

Edited by: Greg Young , Deborah Stevenson

Print publication date:  September  2013
Online publication date:  March  2016

Print ISBN: 9781409422242
eBook ISBN: 9781315613390
Adobe ISBN: 9781317042167

10.4324/9781315613390
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It has become increasingly evident that effective planning for sustainable communities, environments and economies pivots on the ability of planners to see the possibilities for culture in comprehensive social, historical and environmental terms and to more fully engage with the cultural practices, processes and theorisation that comprise a social formation. More broadly, an approach to planning theory and practice that is itself formed through a close engagement with culture is required. This Research Companion brings together leading experts from around the world to map the contours of the relationship between planning and culture and to present these inextricably linked concepts and issues together in one place. By examining significant trends in varying national and international contexts, the contributors scrutinise the theories and practices of both planning and culture and explore not only their interface, but significant divergences and tensions. In doing so, this collection provides the first comprehensive overview and analysis of planning and culture, interdisciplinary and international in scope. It is comprised of six parts organised around the themes of global and historical contexts, key dimensions of planning and cultural theory and practice, and cultural and planning dynamics. Each section includes a final chapter that provides a case study lens which pulls the themes of the section together with reference to a significant planning issue or initiative.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction: Culture and Planning in a Grain of Sand Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Global Futures: Reflections on Culture, Diversity and Planning for the Twenty-first Century Download PDF
Chapter  3:  A Cultural History of Modern Urban Planning Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Culture to Creativity to Environment – and Back Again  Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Case Study Window – Global Cities: Governance Cultures and Urban Policy in New York, Paris, Tokyo and Beijing Download PDF
Chapter  6:  A Feminist Perspective on Planning Cultures: Tacit Gendered Assumptions in a Taciturn Profession Download PDF
Chapter  7:  What Can Planning Theory Be Now? Storytelling and Community Identity in a Tea Party Moment Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Planning Theory and Practice in a Global Context Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Case Study Window – Discourse, Doctrine and Habitus: Redevelopment Contestation on Sydney’s Harbour-Edge Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Culture, Planning, Citizenship Download PDF
Chapter  11:  The Cultural and Creative Industries Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Heritage in Planning: Using Pasts in Shaping Futures Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Case Study Window – Cultural Cluster, Capital and Cityscape: The Cultural Economy of Japanese Creative Cities Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Cultural Planning and Sustainable Development Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Development, Planning and Sustainability Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Planning and Place Identity Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Case Study Window – Culture in International Sustainability Practices and Perspectives: The Experience of ‘Slow City Movement – Cittaslow’ Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Public Space and Diversity: Distributive, Procedural and Interactional Justice for Parks Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Public Spaces: On Their Production and Consumption Download PDF
Chapter  20:  The Reinvention of Place: Complexities and Diversities Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Case Study Window – Cultural Quarters and Urban Regeneration Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Global Cultural Governance Policy Download PDF
Chapter  23:  ‘Cultural Planning’ and Its Interpretations Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Stealing the Fire of Life: A Cultural Paradigm for Planning and Governance Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Case Study Window – Global Futures: New Opportunities for Creative Cultural Transformation Download PDF
Afterword_Planning_with_Culture Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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