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Geography applied

Robert J. Bennett and Alan G. Wilson

in A Century of British Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262863
eISBN:
9780191734076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262863.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter discusses the main trends and the most prominent focuses of research regarding geography as an applied discipline. It concentrates on the contributions of geographers in Britain and the ... More


National Land-Use Planning and Regulation in the United States: Understanding Its Fundamental Importance

Jerold S. Kayden

in National-Level Planning in Democratic Countries: An International Comparison of City and Regional Policy-Making

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238454
eISBN:
9781846313639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238454.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explains the absence of national land-use planning and regulation in the United States, and examines the limited role of the national government in the development of private and public ... More


Unifying Action: Results of Cooperative Land-Use Planning

Jess Gilbert and Richard S. Kirkendall

in Planning Democracy: Agrarian Intellectuals and the Intended New Deal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207316
eISBN:
9780300213393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207316.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the success of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) cooperative land-use planning program. It cites particular events in three major problem areas of the United States: ... More


Strategic Planning and Regional Governance in Europe:: Recent Trends in Strategic Planning and Responses to Address Emerging Issues and Problems

Louis Albrechts

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter provides an overview of the processes and recent trends of strategic planning in Europe. It re-examines strategic planning by highlighting the differences between it and traditional ... More


National-Level Planning in Israel: Walking the Tightrope between Government Control and Privatisation

Rachelle Alterman

in National-Level Planning in Democratic Countries: An International Comparison of City and Regional Policy-Making

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238454
eISBN:
9781846313639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238454.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines national-level planning in Israel. It begins with an introduction to Israel's geographic and demographic statistics and its national urban and regional policies, and then moves ... More


Land-use planning after mega-disasters: between disaster prevention and spatial sustainability

Michio Ubaura

in Spatial Planning and Resilience Following Disasters: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323587
eISBN:
9781447323617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323587.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This chapter illustrates the land use planning after Mega-Disasters in four countries. First, the main contents of the spatial reconstruction plan of each country are summarized, followed by the ... More


Urban planning and reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake

Michio Ubaura

in Spatial Planning and Resilience Following Disasters: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323587
eISBN:
9781447323617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323587.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This chapter illustrates the contents of urban planning and reconstruction activities after the Great East Japan Earthquake occurred in 2011. First, a paradigm shift in Japanese urban planning ... More


The Importance of Planning and Politics

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book concludes with a discussion of Montgomery County's contribution to understanding planning politics. Montgomery's experience highlights the complementary roles and reasoning processes of ... More


Neighborhood Activism and Slow Growth

Jan Lin

in Taking Back the Boulevard: Art, Activism, and Gentrification in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479809806
eISBN:
9781479862429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809806.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Introduces the rise of neighborhood activism in Northeast Los Angeles in the 1980s against the backdrop of “slow growth” preservation and local control movements in California and around the nation. ... More


National-Level Economic and Spatial Planning in Japan

Paul H. Tanimura and David W. Edgington

in National-Level Planning in Democratic Countries: An International Comparison of City and Regional Policy-Making

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238454
eISBN:
9781846313639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238454.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on national-level economic and spatial planning in Japan, first outlining the structure of national government agencies. It also explores the framework of Japan's planning system ... More


| | The Dutch Floriades

in Grounds for Review: The Garden Festival in Urban Planning and Design

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235392
eISBN:
9781846314643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235392.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the Dutch international horticultural exhibition or ‘Floriade’. It explains how the exhibition has closer links to existing land-use planning policies than counterpart events ... More


Regulating Paradise: Land Use Controls in Hawai'i

David L. Callies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834753
eISBN:
9780824870751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834753.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Land use in Hawaiʻi remains the most regulated of all the fifty states. According to many sources, the process of going from raw land to the completion of a project may well average ten years given ... More


Labor Strategy and the Politics of Elite Division in Midtown Manhattan

Ian Thomas MacDonald

in Unions and the City: Negotiating Urban Change

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501706547
eISBN:
9781501712692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501706547.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses a campaign by the New York hotel workers to ensure new hotels built in East Midtown will employ unionized labor and continue to offer decent wages and benefits. This case shows ... More


Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Jürgen H. Breuste, Thomas Elmqvist, Glenn Guntenspergen, Philip James, and Nancy E. McIntyre (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This book deals with urbanisation which is a global phenomenon that is increasingly challenging human society and ecosystems. It is therefore crucially important to ensure that the expansion of ... More


Taking Property Seriously

Eric T. Freyfogle

in A Good That Transcends: How US Culture Undermines Environmental Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226326085
eISBN:
9780226326252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326252.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Private property is a key social institution, important economically and politically as well as for the cultural values embedded in it. Efforts to promote better interactions with nature—to promote ... More


Avian Conservation in Urban Environments: What do Ecologists Bring to the Table?

James R. Miller

in Urban Bird Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273092
eISBN:
9780520953895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273092.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Many papers describing urban bird studies are published in journals that require authors to emphasize the practical implications of their work for practitioners. I analyzed a decade of papers to ... More


The Urban Development and Heritage Contestation of Bangkok’s Chinatown

Tiamsoon Sirisrisak

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the impact of urban development on the heritage of Bangkok's Chinatown. It begins with an overview of the urbanization of Bangkok before discussing the situation of old Bangkok ... More


Introduction

Jari Niemelä, Jürgen Breuste, Thomas Elmqvist, Glenn Guntenspergen, Philip James, and Nancy McIntyre

in Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This book provides a foundation for a theory of urban ecology by analysing the ecological and socio-ecological patterns and process in urban landscapes. It looks into the complexities of urban ... More


Geospatial information informs bonobo conservation efforts

Janet Nackoney, Jena Hickey, David Williams, Charly Facheux, Takeshi Furuichi, and Jef Dupain

in Bonobos: Unique in Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198728511
eISBN:
9780191795381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198728511.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The endangered bonobo (Pan paniscus), endemic to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is threatened by hunting and habitat loss. Two recent wars and ongoing conflicts in the DRC greatly challenge ... More


* Ancient Forest Tea: How Globalization Turned Backward Minorities into Green Marketing Innovators

Nicholas K. Menzies

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The region including China's Yunnan Province, northern Laos, and northern Thailand, best known as the Golden Triangle, has been globalized for a long time. This chapter focuses on constructing ... More


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