byGerald Hodge, David Gordon

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Planning Canadian Communities is the nation's standard survey textbook on community planning. For twenty years, Gerald Hodge has introduced thousands of students to the principles, practices and participants of community planning in Canada. The fifth edition sees the addition of co-author David Gordon, and content has been reorganized, updated and refined.Planning Canadian Communities provides a comprehensive view of the needs, origins, contemporary practices, and future challenges in planning Canadian cities, towns, and regions. The text describes the history of community planning in Canada, how it works today, and who participates in it. Examples of community planning in Canadian cities, towns and regions are used throughout the text.
Title:PLANNING CANADIAN COMMUNITIESFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.63 inPublished:March 14, 2007Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176252428

ISBN - 13:9780176252427

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Table of Contents

PART ONEThe Roots of Canadian Community PlanningIntroductionChapter 1 The Need for Community PlanningThe Essential Raison D''''êtreThe Need to Solve Development ProblemsThe Need to Achieve an Improved EnvironmentPutting the "Community" Into Canadian PlanningPlanning Challenges for the New CenturyStructure and Resources of the BookInternet ResourcesEndnotesChapter 2 The Beginnings of Today''''s CitiesPerennial Planning IssuesCities of the Ancient WorldGreek and Roman City PlanningOrigins of the Modern European CityContributions of 19th-Century Idealist PlannersReflectionsEndnotesInternet ResourcesChapter 3 Foundations of Canadian Communities and PlanningAboriginal SettlementsPlans for Frontier CommunitiesEarly Problems of Urban Growth In CanadaEmergence of Modern Planning ConceptsConcern Over City Appearance: The City Beautiful MovementConcern Over Housing and Living Conditions: The Garden City ConceptConcern Over the Environment: Beginnings of Public ParksConcern Over City Functioning: The City Efficient/ ScientificEstablishing a Local Government SystemReflectionsEndnotesInternet ResourcesChapter 4 Pioneering Community Planning In Canada, 1900-1945The Impact of 20th-Century Urban ProblemsPlanning Responses to Early Urban ProblemsConcern Over City Appearance, 1900-1945Concern Over Housing And Living Conditions, 1900-1945Concern Over The Environment, 1900-1945Concern Over City Efficiency - The City Scientific, 1900-1945The Civic Reform MovementEstablishing Community Planning Institutions, 1900-1945The Development of Planning ToolsA Planning Profession EmergesReflectionsEndnotesInternet ResourcesCHAPTER 5 The Growth of Canadian Community Planning, 1945-2000Post-War Planning ChallengesConcern Over City Appearance, 1945-2000Concern Over Housing and Living Conditions, 1945-2000Concern Over The Environment, 1945-2000Concern Over City Efficiency, 1945-2000New Planning Tools, 1945-2000Growth Of The Planning ProfessionReflectionsEndnotesINTERNET RESOURCESPART TWOCommunity Plan-Making in CanadaIntroductionChapter 6Focus on the Built EnvironmentLand Use and the Built EnvironmentHow Planners View the Built EnvironmentTypes of Plans for the Built EnvironmentOther Views of the Built EnvironmentReflectionsEndnotesInternet ResourcesChapter 7Steps in the Plan-making ProcessThe Concept of a Community Planning ProcessThe Normative Process of Planning Community Land UseTechnical Steps in the Planning ProcessThe Planning Process and Community LearningReflectionsEndnotesInternet ResourcesChapter 8The Urban Community Plan: Its Characteristics and RoleThe Scope Of The Urban Community PlanThe Policy Roles Of The Community PlanThe Plan In The Context Of Public PlanningPlans As Community ImagesReflectionsEndnotesInternet ResourcesChapter 9Planning Regional and Metropolitan CommunitiesThe Regional Planning PerspectiveCanadian Experience in Regional PlanningPlanning for Metropolitan and City-Regions in CanadaPlanning the Form of the MetropolisReflectionsEndnotesInternet ResourcesChapter 10Planning Communities in Rural RegionsThe Context for Rural Community PlanningPlanning Parameters for Small CommunitiesPlanning Tools for Small CommunitiesPlanning and Governing Small CommunitiesPlanning Aboriginal and Northern CommunitiesReflectionsEndnotesInternet ResourcesPART THREEParticipants and Participation in Community Plan-MakingIntroductionChapter 11 Deciding Upon the Community''''s PlanThe Decision Sequence in Municipal Plan-MakingResponding To Development InitiativesWho Gets Involved and HowCommunity Planning vs. Corporate PlanningReflectionsEndnotesInternet ResourcesChapter 12The Texture of Participation in Community PlanningLinking the Public, Politicians, and PlannersThe Developer as ParticipantInvolving the Community in PlanningPlanning and Consensus BuildingNIMBY and ParticipationReflectionsEndnotesInternet Resou