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Introduction to Rural Planning (Natural and Built Environment Series) Nick Gallent

Introduction to Rural Planning (Natural and Built Environment Series)

Nick Gallent

Published January 14th 2008
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385 pages
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Providing an overview of rural (spatial) planning for students on planning, geography and related programmes, this book charts the major patterns and processes of rural change affecting the British countryside, its landscape, its communities and itsMoreProviding an overview of rural (spatial) planning for students on planning, geography and related programmes, this book charts the major patterns and processes of rural change affecting the British countryside, its landscape, its communities and its economies in the twentieth century. The authors examine the role of ‘planning’ in shaping rural spaces, not only the statutory ‘comprehensive’ planning that emerged in the post-war period, but also planning and rural programme delivery undertaken by central, regional and local policy agencies. The book is designed to accompany a typical teaching programme in rural planning and considers:the nature of rural areas and the emergence of statutory planning in Englandthe agents of rural policy delivery and the potential for current planning practice to become a ‘policy hub’ at the local level, co-ordinating the actions and programmes of different agentseconomic change in the countryside and the influence planning has in shaping rural economiessocial change, the nature of rural communities and recent debates on housing and rural service provisionenvironmental change, the changing fortunes of farming, landscape protection, and the idea of a multi-functional landscape made by forces that can be shaped by the planning processkey areas of current concern in spatial rural planning, including debates surrounding city-regions, the ruralthe challenge of managing rural change in the twenty-first century through new planning and governance processes.A comprehensive coverage of the forces, processes and outcomes of rural change whilst keeping planning’s influence and role in clear view at all times.