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  • The role of planners and planning in shaping urban space
  • South Africa ; Urban area ; Urban development ; Urban geography ; Urban planning
  • The role of planning and planners in shaping urban space has been sharply contested in recent years. While planners are not the driving force determining urban development in South Africa, they play a significant role in shaping urban space. - (AJC)
  • 2001
  • Rescuing Aunt Sally : taking institutional theory seriously in urban politics
  • Concept ; Governance ; Power ; Urban administration ; Urban policy
  • The sub-discipline of urban politics has been constructed in opposition to a traditional version of institutional theory. Attention has shifted towards the broader influences on local decision-making and to the growing fragmentation of government
  • and the rise of partnerships. The article argues that recent developments call for a reformulated theory of the institutional constraints which urban political processes operate.
  • 2001
  • A model of urban growth with endogeneous suburban production centers
  • Industrial development ; Land ; Land rent ; Model ; Second order urban centre ; Suburbanization ; Transport cost ; Urban area ; Urban development ; Urban growth ; Urban model
  • 2001
  • Urbanization and adjustment of ephemeral stream channels
  • Arid area ; Arizona ; Channel geometry ; Drainage network ; Impact ; Rainstorm ; Stream ; United States of America ; Urbanization
  • This paper examines the case of Fountain Hills, a residential area near Phoenix, Arizona, as an example of urban impacts on a representative ephemeral channel in a dryland environment. Three specific questions are addressed : how has urbanization
  • affected stream channels in Fountain hills ? Are stream channel adjustments similar to those found in urbanized humid temperate environments ? Do particular management implications arise in the case of dryland urban river channels ?
  • 2001
  • Urban renewal in East African port cities : Mombasa's Old Town waterfront
  • Harbour ; Kenya ; Redevelopment ; Site preservation ; Urban area ; Urban development ; Urban morphology ; Urban renewal
  • waterfront redevelopment is a problematic element in the conservation of the historic urban core, and relates local issues to wider policies, relevant literature and experience elsewhere.
  • 2001
  • Calibration of cellular automata by using neural networks for the simulation of complex urban systems
  • Calibration ; Geographical information system ; Neural network ; Probability ; Simulation ; Spatial dynamics ; Urban development ; Urban network ; Urban system
  • 2001
  • GIS-based mapping of air-directing tracks relevant to the urban climate.
  • Cartographic technique ; Cartography ; Geographical information system ; Urban climate
  • The paper deals with the following subjects : 1. Air-directing tracks relevant to the urban climate - definitions 2. Requirements concerning the air-directing tracks relevant to the urban climate 3. Realization of the GIS-based mapping-technique
  • 2001
  • Nature's workshop industry and urban expansion in southern California, 1900-1950
  • California ; Industrial district ; Industry ; Los Angeles ; Suburbs ; United States of America ; Urban development ; Urban growth ; Urban history ; Urban planning
  • 2001
  • Land markets in the Harris-Todaro model : a new factor equilibrating rural-urban migration
  • Developing countries ; Land ; Land market ; Land rent ; Rural outmigration ; Third World ; Urban immigration ; Urbanization ; Utility fonction
  • Land rent escalation, which tends to limit rural-urban migration, provides an important additional force that may help determine city sizes in developing countries. The paper provides an alternative to this analysis by assuming that urban residents
  • 2001
  • Behaviour ; Criminality ; Ethnic group ; Papua New Guinea ; Social change ; Squatter ; Urban administration ; Urban growth ; Urbanization ; Violence
  • In Papua New Guinea, colonial control of urban populations has been replicated in contemporary times, often in more draconian form. Eviction of urban settlers have been tied to issues of crime and urban respectability, and lingering perceptions
  • 2001
  • Area of attraction ; Belgium ; Brussels ; Spatial structure ; Town ; Transport network ; Urban agglomeration ; Urban life ; Urban region ; Urban transport
  • 2001
  • UK local action zones and changing urban governance
  • Competitiveness ; Education ; Governance ; Health policy ; Local policy ; Partnership ; Public policy ; United Kingdom ; Urban administration ; Urban policy
  • 2001
  • Environmental impacts of urban sprawl : a survey of the literature and proposed research agenda
  • Environment ; Impact ; Land use ; Sustainable development ; Urban development ; Urban sprawl ; Urbanization
  • 2001
  • Algeria ; Research ; Social sciences ; Urban area ; Urban settlement ; Urban society ; Urban structure ; Urbanity
  • 2001
  • The politics of gambling and ambivalence : struggles over urban policy in Copenhagen.
  • Copenhagen ; Denmark ; Governance ; Urban area ; Urban development ; Urban policy ; Years 1970-79 ; Years 1980-89 ; Years 1990-99
  • 2001
  • Urbaner wandel und soziale Fragmentierung. Einleitung zum Themenheft.
  • Urbaner Wandel und soziale Fragmentierung.
  • Geographic research ; Social structure ; Town ; Urban development ; Urbanization
  • 2001
  • Image analysis ; Land use ; Small town ; United States of America ; Urban development ; Urban sprawl ; Urbanization ; Wisconsin
  • three satellite images (1984, 1992, 2001) to assess the sprawl in the La Crosse, Wisconsin metro area. Whereas the image reveal a 205% increase in urban land over the study period, US Census Bureau data indicates a 18% population increase. She concludes
  • A. begins be discussing the perceptions of urban sprawl and notes that it is also a problem for small cities (50,000 population and less). Then she reviews the definitions of sprawl, quantitative measures, and qualitative descriptors. She then uses
  • 2001
  • Large city ; Urban area ; Urban development ; Urban geography ; Urban model ; Urban system
  • 2001
  • Urban growth in Uzbekistan during the 1990s
  • Demographic change ; Oblast ; Regional disparities ; Town ; Urban economy ; Urban population ; Urbanization ; Uzbekistan ; Years 1990-99
  • 2001
  • The new urbanism and neotraditional town planning. Special issue
  • Community ; Inter-disciplinary approach ; Residence ; Social movement ; Sustainable development ; United States of America ; Urban environment ; Urban landscape ; Urban morphology ; Urban planning ; Urbanism
  • 2001