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Land and Limits: Interpreting Sustainability in the Planning Process (RTPI Library Series), Owens, Susan; Cowell, Richard
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Author Name:    Owens, Susan; Cowell, Richard

Title:   Land and Limits: Interpreting Sustainability in the Planning Process (RTPI Library Series)

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Edition:   2

Publisher:    Routledge 

ISBN Number:   0415485711 / 9780415485715

Seller ID:   ING9780415485715

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The first edition of this seminal book was written at a time of rapidly growing interest in the potential for land use planning to deliver sustainable development, and explored the connections between the two and implications for public policy. In the decade since the book was first conceived, environmental imperatives have risen still further up the policial agenda and land use conflicts have intensified, lending even greater importance to the authors' research.

In a rigorous discussion of concepts, policy instruments and contemporary planning dilemmas, the authors challenge prevailing assumptions about planning for sustainability. After charting the remarkable growth in expectations of planning, they show how attempts to interpret sustainability must lead to fundamental moral and political choices.



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