The Resource Anglo-American crossroads : urban planning and research in Britain, 1940-2010, Mark Clapson, (electronic resource)

Anglo-American crossroads : urban planning and research in Britain, 1940-2010, Mark Clapson, (electronic resource)

Label
Anglo-American crossroads : urban planning and research in Britain, 1940-2010
Title
Anglo-American crossroads
Title remainder
urban planning and research in Britain, 1940-2010
Statement of responsibility
Mark Clapson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The postwar British city was been shaped by many international forces during the last century, but American influences on British urban research and urban planning have been particularly significant. Beginning with debates about reconstruction during the Second World War, Anglo-American Crossroads explores how Americanisation influenced key approaches to town planning, from reconstruction after 1945 to the New Urbanism of the 1990s. Clapson pays particular attention to the relationship between urban sociological research and planning issues since the 1950s. He also addresses the ways in which
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Clapson, Mark
Dewey number
307.3416094109045
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HT384.A78
LC item number
C384 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • City planning
  • Urbanization
Label
Anglo-American crossroads : urban planning and research in Britain, 1940-2010, Mark Clapson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Timeline; Chapter 1: Introduction: The Direction of Travel; Rationale; The scope and content of Anglo-American Crossroads; Chapter 2: Roads to Reconstruction: The Rockefeller Foundation, and the Special Housing Mission to W; Introduction; The Rockefeller Foundation and the wartime British city; The Special Housing Mission to Great Britain, 1942-46; Networks and themes coalesce; Conclusion; Chapter 3: Green Lights for Understanding: The American Contribution to Urban Research in Britain,; Introduction
  • The Institute of Community StudiesThe Centre for Urban Studies; The Centre for Environmental Studies; The Ditchley Foundation; Social scientists and the Rockefeller Foundation; Conclusion; Chapter 4: Through Roads and Dead Ends: American Influences on Post-war Urban Reconstruction; Introduction; The new towns programme; Travelling beyond the neighbourhood unit; Roads and urban renewal; Radburn and the design of post-war new towns and new communities; Roads, Radburn and the re-thinking of residential areas: The initial planning of Milton Keynes; The final passing of the neighbourhood unit
  • Education and campusesSome conclusions; Chapter 5: Roads to Edge City: Motorization, Milton Keynes and Urbanization After the Era of Recon; Introduction; Edge City; From the detested to the digested city: Learning from Los Angeles; Roads: Similarities and differences between LA and MK; Shopping centres; Linear parks, waterfronts and redways; LA and MK: Some other differences; Conclusion: England's most American city; Chapter 6: The Opposite Direction: British Influences Upon Privately and Publicly Developed New Tow; Introduction; James W. Rouse, Cross Keys and Columbia; Reston, Virginia
  • The New Communities Development Act of 1968 and the federally assisted new towns in the UnitedThe ending of the federally assisted new communities; Operation Breakthrough; Conclusion; Chapter 7: Avoiding Danger: The USA and the Regeneration of the Inner City in Britain Since 1970; Introduction; The growth of the inner city problem in Britain; The inner city problem in England and the United States of America; Inner city policies during the late 1960s and the 1970s; The significance of failure: The community development projects
  • Enterprise zones: Business-led solutions to decline during the 1980s and 1990sFrom Baltimore to Britain: Waterfronts and urban regeneration; Gentrification: Encouraging the middle classes back into the inner cities and the city centres; From SoHo to Soho: Loft living; Conclusion: The special relationship between the British and American city since 1970; Chapter 8: A Coda on New Urbanism: Back to Milton Keynes; High Priests and Princes; New Urbanism and Milton Keynes; Notes; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Bibliography and Sources
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (225 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283874083
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)2550000000709836
  • (EBL)1094071
  • (OCoLC)823726263
  • (SSID)ssj0000810410
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12289075
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Label
Anglo-American crossroads : urban planning and research in Britain, 1940-2010, Mark Clapson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Timeline; Chapter 1: Introduction: The Direction of Travel; Rationale; The scope and content of Anglo-American Crossroads; Chapter 2: Roads to Reconstruction: The Rockefeller Foundation, and the Special Housing Mission to W; Introduction; The Rockefeller Foundation and the wartime British city; The Special Housing Mission to Great Britain, 1942-46; Networks and themes coalesce; Conclusion; Chapter 3: Green Lights for Understanding: The American Contribution to Urban Research in Britain,; Introduction
  • The Institute of Community StudiesThe Centre for Urban Studies; The Centre for Environmental Studies; The Ditchley Foundation; Social scientists and the Rockefeller Foundation; Conclusion; Chapter 4: Through Roads and Dead Ends: American Influences on Post-war Urban Reconstruction; Introduction; The new towns programme; Travelling beyond the neighbourhood unit; Roads and urban renewal; Radburn and the design of post-war new towns and new communities; Roads, Radburn and the re-thinking of residential areas: The initial planning of Milton Keynes; The final passing of the neighbourhood unit
  • Education and campusesSome conclusions; Chapter 5: Roads to Edge City: Motorization, Milton Keynes and Urbanization After the Era of Recon; Introduction; Edge City; From the detested to the digested city: Learning from Los Angeles; Roads: Similarities and differences between LA and MK; Shopping centres; Linear parks, waterfronts and redways; LA and MK: Some other differences; Conclusion: England's most American city; Chapter 6: The Opposite Direction: British Influences Upon Privately and Publicly Developed New Tow; Introduction; James W. Rouse, Cross Keys and Columbia; Reston, Virginia
  • The New Communities Development Act of 1968 and the federally assisted new towns in the UnitedThe ending of the federally assisted new communities; Operation Breakthrough; Conclusion; Chapter 7: Avoiding Danger: The USA and the Regeneration of the Inner City in Britain Since 1970; Introduction; The growth of the inner city problem in Britain; The inner city problem in England and the United States of America; Inner city policies during the late 1960s and the 1970s; The significance of failure: The community development projects
  • Enterprise zones: Business-led solutions to decline during the 1980s and 1990sFrom Baltimore to Britain: Waterfronts and urban regeneration; Gentrification: Encouraging the middle classes back into the inner cities and the city centres; From SoHo to Soho: Loft living; Conclusion: The special relationship between the British and American city since 1970; Chapter 8: A Coda on New Urbanism: Back to Milton Keynes; High Priests and Princes; New Urbanism and Milton Keynes; Notes; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Bibliography and Sources
  • Archive Sources
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (225 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283874083
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000709836
  • (EBL)1094071
  • (OCoLC)823726263
  • (SSID)ssj0000810410
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12289075
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000810410
  • (PQKBWorkID)10828028
  • (PQKB)11292818
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1094071
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000709836

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