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Urban Planning and the British New Right - Philip Allmendinger

Urban Planning and the British New Right

By: Philip Allmendinger (Editor), Huw Thomas (Editor, Introduction by), Phil Allmendinger (Introduction by)

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Published: 5th March 1998
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Did the 1980s and 1990s see the death of planning?
Exposing the myth that has grown up around Thatcherism, leading experts from a wide range of land-use policy areas examine the changes that were brought about in planning and the environment during the 1980s and 1990s, and argue that much less was achieved than expected.
Urban Planning and the British New Right questions common assumptions about planning practices under Thatcherism, concluding that the complex relationship of power between central, local and national government requires a sensitivity to change that is inclusive rather than doctrinal. This is a book that says as much about the administration, institutions and processes of planning as it does about Mrs Thatcher's attempts to change it.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Phil Allmendinger and Huw Thomas Planning and environmentalism in the 1990s
Elizabeth Wilson Conservation of the built environment under the Conservatives
Peter Larkham and Heather BarrettPlanning for housing: regulation entrenched? Glen Bramley and Christine Lambert Development plans: coping with re-regulation in th 1990s
Angela Hull and Geoff Vigar Simplified Planning Zones
Philip Allmendinger The New Right's commodification of planning control
Mark Tewdwr-Jones and Neil Harris Countryside conservation and the New Right
Kevin Bishop The ghost of Thatcherism
Andy Thornley Conclusions
Phil Allmendinger and Huw Thomas
Bibliography
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ISBN: 9780415154635
ISBN-10: 0415154634
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 5th March 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 1