Planning Canadian Regions, Second Edition (Paperback)

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Planning Canadian Regions, Second Edition (Paperback)


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Planning Canadian Regions was the first book to integrate the history, contemporary practice, and emergent issues of regional planning in Canada. This much-anticipated second edition brings the discussion up to date, applying the same thorough analysis to illuminate the rapid changes now shaping our regional landscapes and their planning. Special attention is paid to the regional planning dimensions of climate change adaptation and environmental sustainability, the development inequities faced in peripheral resource regions, the special role of Indigenous peoples in regional planning, and the distinctive planning needs of metropolitan regions across the country. This book challenges planners, educators, and policy makers to engage with the latest thinking and strive for best practices in twenty-first century regional planning.

Gerald Hodge is one of Canada’s foremost community and regional planners. A professor emeritus in the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Queen’s University, he has been involved in planning education and research.
Product Details ISBN: 9780774834148
ISBN-10: 0774834145
Publisher: University of British Columbia Press
Publication Date: December 15th, 2016
Pages: 396
Language: English