Creating Child Friendly Cities: Reinstating Kids In The City
 by Brendan GleesonCreating Child Friendly Cities: Reinstating Kids In The City
 by Brendan Gleeson

Creating Child Friendly Cities: Reinstating Kids In The City

EditorBrendan Gleeson, Neil Sipe

Hardcover | September 22, 2006

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Leading planning and geography authors present this comprehensive assessment of the extent to which the physical and social make up of Western cities accommodates and nourishes the needs of children and youth. Examining the areas of planning, design, social policy, transport and housing, Creating Child Friendly Cities outlines strengths and deficiencies in the processes that govern urban development and change from the perspective of children and youth. Issues explored include children's view of the city and why this is unique; the 'obesity epidemic': is it caused by cities?; the journey to school and children's transport needs generally. With illustrations and case studies, Creating Child Friendly Cities presents planning professionals with a solid case for child-friendly cities and an action plan to create places for children to play.
Brendan Gleesonis Director of the Urban Research Program at Griffith University, Brisbane. Before joining Griffith he was Deputy Director of the Urban Frontiers Program at the University of Western Sydney. His research interests include urban planning and governance, urban social policy, disability studies, and environmental theory and...
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Title:Creating Child Friendly Cities: Reinstating Kids In The CityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.6 inPublished:September 22, 2006Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415391601

ISBN - 13:9780415391603

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Table of Contents

1. Creating Child Friendly Cities: Historical Perspectives, Future ProspectsNeil Sipe & Brendan Gleeson Part 1:The Policy Context  2. Child Friendly Cities: International Debates and Prospects for a National Framework of ActionKaren Malone  3. Future Shapers: Planning Policy for Children and Young PeopleClaire Freeman  4. Social Policy and Urban Children: Learnings from the Pathways Project in BrisbaneRoss Homel  5. Youth-friendly Cities or Cities for Angry Young People? Inclusive Urban Policy Frameworks that Engage YouthKurt Iveson  Part 2: Programs for Change  6. Children¿s Health and the City: New Concerns, New ResponsesNeil Sipe, Nick Buchanan & Jago Dodson  7. Children in the Intensifying City: Lessons from Auckland¿s Walking School BusesRobin Kearns & Damian Collins  8. Overcoming Social Traps: A Key to Creating Child-friendly CitiesPaul Tranter  9. Reflections on What Developers Can Do for
Urban ChildrenPrue Walsh  10. Child Friendly Cities: An Agenda for ActionNeil Sipe & Brendan Gleeson