Strategic Planning for Regional Development in the UK by Harry T. DimitriouStrategic Planning for Regional Development in the UK by Harry T. Dimitriou

Strategic Planning for Regional Development in the UK

EditorHarry T. Dimitriou, Robin Thompson

Hardcover | September 13, 2007

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With contributions from leading academics and practitioners,Strategic Planning for Regional Development in the UK is the most up-to-date treatment of a fast-changing subject.

The book discusses:

  • The evolution of regional planning in the UK and the strategic thinking involved
  • The spatial implications of regional economic development policies
  • The methods and techniques needed for the implementation of strategic planning for regional development
  • How strategic planning for regional development is currently put into practice in three UK regions with different priorities.

Strategic Planning for Regional Development in the UK is essential reading for students and academics working within strategic and regional planning and provides policy makers and practitioners with a comprehensive and thought provoking introduction to this critically important emerging field.

Harry T. Dimitriouis Bartlett Professor of Planning Studies at the Bartlett School of Planning, University College London and previous consultant to the Hong Kong Government and the World Bank. He is also Director of the Omega Centre at UCL, where he is undertaking a comparative study of decision-making in the planning of mega transpor...
Title:Strategic Planning for Regional Development in the UKFormat:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.1 inPublished:September 13, 2007Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415349370

ISBN - 13:9780415349376

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction Harry Dimitriou and Robin Thompson 2. The Evolution of Strategic Planning and Regional Development in the UKPeter Hall  3. Regional Institutions, Governance and the Planning SystemMark Tewdwr-Jones and Philip Allmendinger 4. Strategic Planning Thought: lessons from other sectors for regional developmentHarry Dimitriou  5. Strategic Thought and Regional Planning: The importance of contextHarry T Dimitriou and Robin Thompson 6. Strategic Choice and Regional Planning Chris Yewlett  7. Regional Economic Planning and Development: Policies and spatial implicationsPeter Roberts  8. Regional Planning, Regional Development and Transport MarketsRoger Vickerman  9. The Role of Planning and Development in Spatial Labour MarketsIvan Turok  10. Regional Transport and Integrated Land-use/Transport Planning ToolsDavid Banister and David Simmonds  11. Regional Household Projections and Strategic Housing AllocationsNick Gallent  12. Regional Planning and Sustainability Assessment John Glasson  13. Strategic and Regional Planning in the Greater South-EastRobin Thompson  14. Strategic and Regaional Planning in the North-EastPaul Benneworth and Geoff Vigar  15. Strategic and Regaional planning in the North-westMark Baker and Gwyn Williams  16. Strategic Planning in the Glasgow Metropolitan RegionVincent Goodstadt  17. ConclusionsHarry Dimitriou and Robin Thompson