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作者 Flint, John
書名 future of sustainable cities : Critical reflections
出版項 Bristol : Policy Press, 2011
©2012
國際標準書號 9781847429490 (electronic bk.)
9781847426673
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (271 pages)
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附註 Intro -- The future of sustainable cities -- Contents -- List of tables and figures -- Acknowledgements -- Notes on contributors -- Section 1: The 'new' politics of sustainable urbanism -- 1. Introduction: Characterising the 'new' politics of sustainability: from managing growth to coping with crisis -- Introduction -- From globalisation to recession: the changing contexts of sustainability planning -- Post-politics of sustainability planning -- Governing the post-recession sustainable city: from managing growth to (re)creating growth -- Contributions and the structure of the book -- 2. The sustainable city: an obituary? On the future form and prospects of sustainable urbanism -- Introduction: Urban economic recovery and/or sustainable development -- Birth: the origins of sustainable urbanism -- Death I: hyper-liberalism and experiments in sub-prime urbanism -- Death II: urban transition movements and neo-localisation -- Death III: win-lose-lose and the rise of municipal pragmatism -- Resurrection? The future of the sustainable city -- Key conclusions -- 3. Sustainable communities and English spatial policy -- Introduction -- Sustainability and sustainable communities -- Lost in space -- Spatialising social policy -- Sustainable communities as drivers of uneven development -- Realism, utopianism and sustainable communities -- Key conclusions -- 4. Constructions of the carbon city -- Introduction -- Carbon control -- Calculative practices of governing -- Calculation and carbon management -- Local area agreements -- Constructing the calculative currency -- Constructing the calculable object -- Implementing the calculation as targets for cities -- Implications for local politics: transitions or stop-gaps? -- Conclusions -- Key conclusions -- Section 2: Building the sustainable city: policy fields, current issues and themes
5. The property industry and the construction of urban spaces: crisis or opportunity? -- Introduction -- Background and context -- Structural change in the UK property industry: the role of the financial institutions and the private sector -- New drivers for change: sustainability and responsible investment -- Development of new urban regeneration vehicles -- Urban regeneration - measuring success? -- The future: crisis or opportunity? -- Key conclusions -- 6. Emerging strategies of urban reproduction and the pursuit of low carbon cities -- Introduction -- A new urban politics: the rise and rise of climate change -- UK Low Carbon Transition Plan - making space for the city? -- Conceptualising cities in low carbon transition plan: a typology -- Conclusions -- Key conclusions -- 7. Transport in a sustainable urban future -- Introduction -- Transport and the reproduction of cities -- Transport - a trailblazer for neoliberalism -- Competitiveness agenda -- After the financial crisis - what kind of (sustainable) future? -- Key conclusions -- 8. Understanding UK sustainable housing policy -- Introduction -- Definition of sustainable housing -- Character of UK sustainable housing policy -- Explaining sustainable housing policy -- Conclusions -- Key conclusions -- Section 3: Placing sustainability: contexts and conflicts -- 9. Urban ecological accounting: a new calculus for planning urban parks in the era of sustainability -- Introduction -- Austin: the environmental city and urban sustainability -- City in a park -- Hard times: homelessness, urban parks and redevelopment in the recession -- Downtown parks and open space master plan -- Waller Creek redevelopment proposal -- Changing the calculus of planning: sustainability, vulnerability and urban ecological accounting -- Conclusions -- Key conclusions
10. Neighbourhood sustainability: residents' perceptions and perspectives -- Introduction -- Neighbourhood change and sustainability -- Background to the study -- Drivers, symbols and indicators of sustainability -- Securing sustainability? -- Conclusions -- Key conclusions -- 11, Global city planning -- Introduction: Global city London -- Prioritising the global city -- The right strategy? -- Responding to recession -- Conclusions -- Key conclusions -- Section 4: Conclusions -- 12. Towards a new politics of urban sustainability -- Introduction -- Emerging trends and directions in sustainability planning -- Putting a value on the environment -- New research agendas: re-thinking sustainability? -- Index
An up-to-date assessment by prominent scholars of the impacts of recent changes on key areas of urban planning, including housing, transport, and the environment, and core areas for future research
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Flint, John future of sustainable cities : Critical reflections Bristol : Policy Press,c2011 9781847426673
主題 Sustainable development.;City planning
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Alt Author Raco, Mike
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