Reader In Canadian Planning Theory And Practice

Paperback | February 8, 2007

byJill Grant

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In 1919, the Town Planning Institute of Canada (TPIC) brought together the founders of a new discipline committed to improving cities and those who live in them. TPIC's Journal, and its successor, Plan Canada, provide a wealth of knowledge about Canadian planning. These journals have served as the voice for Canadian urban planning theory, history, and practice; Plan Canada, as the journal of record of Canadian planning research and practice, continues to inform international discourse about the profession.A Reader in Canadian Planning: Linking Theory and Practice is a selection of some of the most important and provocative articles from Plan Canada from the last 30 years.Articles included in the Reader highlight the accomplishments and contribution of Canadian planning theory and practice. It is suitable as a text for courses in Canadian community planning theory and practice, and for those preparing for the Canadian Institute of Planner's entrance examination. Jill Grant's introduction and commentaries develop a theoretical and historical framework to set a context for the papers and the issues they raise.

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In 1919, the Town Planning Institute of Canada (TPIC) brought together the founders of a new discipline committed to improving cities and those who live in them. TPIC's Journal, and its successor, Plan Canada, provide a wealth of knowledge about Canadian planning. These journals have served as the voice for Canadian urban planning theo...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.88 inPublished:February 8, 2007Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176103570

ISBN - 13:9780176103576

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List of Figures List of TablesPreface: A Canadian Voice on Planning Section I Background and BasicsChapter 1 The Nature of Canadian PlanningChapter 2 The History of Canadian Planning Chapter 3 The Context of Planning Chapter 4 Ethics and Values in Planning Chapter 5 The Process of Planning Section II Philosophy and PracticeChapter 6 Preparing for an Uncertain Future Chapter 7 Planning for a Diverse Society Chapter 8 Aiming for Well-Designed and Beautiful CitiesChapter 9 Designing Healthy and Safe CommunitiesChapter 10 Working for Sustainable CitiesSection III Techniques and TacticsChapter 11 Land Use IssuesChapter 12 Transportation PlanningChapter 13 Planning for Small and Remote CommunitiesChapter 14 Tools of the TradeChapter 15 Debates about GrowthStudy questionsIdeas for Essay TopicsFurther Readings on Canadian PlanningNotes on ContributorsList of AcronymsIndex