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Local Planning: Contemporary Principles and Practice - $105.00
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The eight chapters in Local Planning, roughly spanning from context to applications, consists of articles written by a wide range of experts-academics, practitioners, clients, and observers of planning. Many examples of planning in action illustrate central principles.

  • Written for planning directors and nonplanners in both the private and public sectors.
  • This edition helps the reader understand the complexities of planning at the local level and prepare to make decisions in a challenging environment.

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"It may be pricey, but if you're a student it will be well worth it. If you're a professional, this book should already be on your bookshelf."

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  1. The value of planning
  2. The context for local planning
  3. Contemporary concerns of planning
  4. Who Plans?
  5. Making plans
  6. Putting plans to work
  7. Planning for urban systems
  8. Managing planning
  9. For further reference
  10. Contributors
  11. Index

Local Planning: Contemporary Principles and Practice

A valued resource for preparing for the AICP* exam!

Considered the "Green Bible" by planners, this book is a valued resource when preparing for the AICP* exam. The book helps the reader understand the complexities of planning at the local level, and also helps to prepare making decisions in a challenging environment.

Find out why this edition is included in the APA's recommended reading list.

 

 

$105.00

Details

Author: 
Edited by Gary Hack, Eugenie L. Birch, Paul H. Sedway, Mitchell J. Silver
Book cover: 
Hardcover
Print version: 
Color
Pages: 
496
Publisher: 
ICMA Press
ISBN: 
978-0873261487
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