Australian Urban Planning: New Challenges, New Agendas

כריכה קדמית
Allen & Unwin, 2000 - 273 עמודים
Designed for use by academics, students, planning professionals, and anyone who takes an interest in the development of cities, this timely book explains the changes that have transformed planning in Australia and reinstates the need for planning based on principles that foreground social inclusion and ecological sustainability.

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new challenges for planning
Planning values and the Australian Settlement
new forms of urban diversity
social democratic managerialism
corporate liberalism
urban political economy
Greening planning? Environmental perspectives
Let the market decide From managerialism to neoliberalism
The impacts on planning thought and practice
from policy to action
Subject index
זכויות יוצרים

radical cultural critiques

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עמוד 18 - The world is not so governed from above that private and social interest always coincide. It is not so managed here below that in practice they coincide. It is not a correct deduction from the Principles of Economics that enlightened self-interest always operates in the public interest. Nor is it true that self-interest generally is enlightened; more often individuals acting separately to promote their own ends are too ignorant or too weak to attain even these. Experience does not show that individuals,...
עמוד 158 - It defines sustainable development as "development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs
עמוד 18 - It is not true that individuals possess a prescriptive "natural liberty" in their economic activities. There is no "compact" conferring perpetual rights on those who Have or on those who Acquire. The world is not so governed from above that private and social interest always coincide.
עמוד 20 - ... justice rather than absolute equality, with differentiation of rewards and status on the basis of genuine equality rather than privilege; planning not for a classless society but for one that abolishes the extremes of wealth and poverty ; planning for cultural standards without 'levelling...
עמוד 14 - modernity refers to modes of social life or organisation which emerged in Europe from about the seventeenth century onwards and which subsequently became more or less worldwide in their influence.
עמוד 19 - In reality, as far as the mass of mankind are concerned, what commonly remains is, not liberty, but tyranny. In urban communities with dense populations, or in great productive undertakings employing armies of workers, someone must make rules and see that they are kept, or life becomes impossible and the wheels do not turn. If public power does not make them, the effect is not that every individual is free to make them for himself. It is that they are made by private power — by landlords interested...
עמוד 15 - The reflexivity of modern social life consists in the fact that social practices are constantly examined and reformed in the light of incoming information about those very practices, thus constitutively altering their character.
עמוד 19 - First of all, it imposes a number of inheritance and gift taxes, and sets restrictions on the rights of bequest. The purpose of these levies and regulations is not to raise revenue (release resources to government) but gradually and continually to correct the distribution of wealth and to prevent concentrations of power detrimental to the fair value of political liberty and fair equality of opportunity.

מידע על המחבר (2000)

Nicholas Low is associate professor of planning at the University of Melbourne; Brendan Gleeson is a research fellow at the Urban Frontiers Program at UWS, Macarthur.

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