Yvonne Rydin, Governing for Sustainable Urban Development. Earthscan. 2010. 224 pp.

Published at: 12 March 2011

The book is above all concerned with demonstrating how sustainable urban development can be delivered in practice. It will be essential reading for students, academics and professionals in planning, urban design and architecture world-wide working to achieve sustainability.
It explores the different modes by which a sustainable urban environment can be delivered through the interface of public policy and urban development. It offers an original framework for considering governing processes with an emphasis on learning through networks. Chapters look at spatial planning, regulation, the provision of information and fiscal measures.
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