The Resource Compact city policies : a comparative assessment, (electronic resource)

Compact city policies : a comparative assessment, (electronic resource)

Label
Compact city policies : a comparative assessment
Title
Compact city policies
Title remainder
a comparative assessment
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This book examines the concept of the compact city and the implication of the current urban context for compact city policies. It explores their potential outcomes, particularly in terms of how it can contribute to Green Growth and looks at developing indicators to monitor compact city and track policy performance. It reviews compact city policies currently being implemented across the OECD in relation to the pursuit of Green Growth objectives and provides ideas to achieve better outcomes. And it assesses the key governance challenges faced by decision-makers as they seek to implement practica
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Is Subseries of
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MiAaPQ
Dewey number
300
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HT151
LC item number
.C66 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Series statement
  • OECD green growth studies,
  • OECD Green Growth Studies
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  • Urban policy
  • City planning
  • Urban ecology (Sociology)
Label
Compact city policies : a comparative assessment, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Foreword; Acknowledgements; Table of contents; Acronyms and abbreviations; Glossary; Preface; Executive summary; Chapter 1 The compact city concept in today's urban contexts; 1.1. Introduction; 1.2. Defining the compact city; 1.3. Key urban trends and the compact city; 1.4. The history and evolution of the compact city concept; 1.5. Conclusion; Bibliography; Chapter 2 How can compact city policies contribute to urban sustainability and green growth?; 2.1. Introduction; 2.2. The compact city's potential contribution to urban sustainability
  • 2.3. The compact city's potential contribution to green growth2.4. Concerns about policy outcomes and possible responses; 2.5. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 3 Measuring the performance of a compact city; 3.1. Introduction; 3.2. Defining key compact city indicators; 3.3. Application of the proposed indicators to OECD metropolitan areas; 3.4. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 4 Current compact city practices in OECD countries; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. The OECD Compact City Survey; 4.3. The case studies; 4.4. A comparative assessment; 4.5. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography
  • Chapter 5 Key compact city policy strategies5.1. Introduction; 5.2. Set explicit compact city goals; 5.3. Encourage dense and proximate development; 5.4. Retrofit existing built-up areas; 5.5. Enhance diversity and quality of life; 5.6. Minimise adverse negative effects; 5.7. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 6 Key compact city governance strategies; 6.1. Introduction; 6.2. Governance and financing challenges in the pursuit of compact city outcomes; 6.3. Strategic approaches to improve compact city policy results; 6.4. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography
  • Annex A Compact city policies: country profilesAustralia; Austria; Canada; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Italy; Japan; Korea; Luxembourg; Mexico; The Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States; Notes
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (287 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789264167865
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000091132
  • (EBL)989800
  • (OCoLC)793983692
  • (SSID)ssj0000686338
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12294570
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000686338
  • (PQKBWorkID)10733057
  • (PQKB)10083576
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC989800
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000091132
Label
Compact city policies : a comparative assessment, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Foreword; Acknowledgements; Table of contents; Acronyms and abbreviations; Glossary; Preface; Executive summary; Chapter 1 The compact city concept in today's urban contexts; 1.1. Introduction; 1.2. Defining the compact city; 1.3. Key urban trends and the compact city; 1.4. The history and evolution of the compact city concept; 1.5. Conclusion; Bibliography; Chapter 2 How can compact city policies contribute to urban sustainability and green growth?; 2.1. Introduction; 2.2. The compact city's potential contribution to urban sustainability
  • 2.3. The compact city's potential contribution to green growth2.4. Concerns about policy outcomes and possible responses; 2.5. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 3 Measuring the performance of a compact city; 3.1. Introduction; 3.2. Defining key compact city indicators; 3.3. Application of the proposed indicators to OECD metropolitan areas; 3.4. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 4 Current compact city practices in OECD countries; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. The OECD Compact City Survey; 4.3. The case studies; 4.4. A comparative assessment; 4.5. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography
  • Chapter 5 Key compact city policy strategies5.1. Introduction; 5.2. Set explicit compact city goals; 5.3. Encourage dense and proximate development; 5.4. Retrofit existing built-up areas; 5.5. Enhance diversity and quality of life; 5.6. Minimise adverse negative effects; 5.7. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 6 Key compact city governance strategies; 6.1. Introduction; 6.2. Governance and financing challenges in the pursuit of compact city outcomes; 6.3. Strategic approaches to improve compact city policy results; 6.4. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography
  • Annex A Compact city policies: country profilesAustralia; Austria; Canada; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Italy; Japan; Korea; Luxembourg; Mexico; The Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States; Notes
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (287 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789264167865
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000091132
  • (EBL)989800
  • (OCoLC)793983692
  • (SSID)ssj0000686338
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12294570
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000686338
  • (PQKBWorkID)10733057
  • (PQKB)10083576
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC989800
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000091132

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