City visions : imagining place, enfranchising people / edited by Frank Gaffikin and Mike Morrissey.Material type: TextPublication details: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 1999. Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 250 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781849640183; 1849640181; 0745313566; 9780745313566; 0585425523; 9780585425528Subject(s): City planning -- Northern Ireland -- Belfast | City planning -- Europe | City planning -- United States | Urbanization -- Northern Ireland -- Belfast | Belfast (Northern Ireland) -- Social conditions | Belfast (Northern Ireland) -- Economic conditions | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- Urban | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- City Planning & Urban Development | City planning | Economic history | Social conditions | Urbanization | Europe | Northern Ireland -- Belfast | United States | Stadtplanung | Soziale Situation | Belfast | USA | EuropaGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic book. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: City visions.DDC classification: 307.76 LOC classification: HT169.G72 | B4933 1999ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Context: Understanding the contemporary city / Frank Gaffikin and Mike Morrissey -- The urban economy and social exclusion: the case of Belfast / Frank Gaffikin and Mike Morrissey -- Urban pattern: The future planning of city regions / Peter Hall -- The just city and the efficient city / Wim Wievel and Joseph Persky -- Sustainable cities / Frank Gaffikin and Mike Morrissey -- Urban regeneration: lessons from Europe and the UK / Michael Parkinson -- Urban Regeneration: the new policy agenda / Frank Gaffikin and Mike Morrissey -- The role of culture in remaking cities / Charles Landry -- The role of culture in the regeneration of a divided city: the case of Belfast / Frank Gaffikin and Mike Morrissey -- Implementing policy: The future governance of cities / Patsy Healey -- Belfast: a partnership approach to local governance / Brian Hanna -- Conclusion: the development of cities and the future of Belfast / Frank Gaffikin and Mike Morrissey.
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Annotation Covering a range of North American and European cities, but focusing on Belfast's social, economic and political developments, this collection considers the role of long-term urban planning in the development of cities. The major cities of the West are characterised by division, uneven development and unequal distribution of jobs. In Belfast these general Western urban characteristics are extended and heightened by association with a long-standing political crisis and low-intensity conflict. Covering a range of North American and European cities, but focusing on Belfast's social, economic and political developments, this collection considers the role of long-term urban planning in the development of cities. The authors integrate global debates on urban development and summarise contemporary theories on cities and their future. An assortment of interventions and delivery mechanisms are considered, and among the key topics covered are urban economies and social exclusion; the planning of city regions; the sustainable city; urban regeneration; the role of culture in remaking cities; and the future governance of cities. By viewing the subject from a local perspective, as well as in an international context, the authors provide a stimulating critique which will guide policy makers, planners, students and others concerned with urban regeneration.