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Classic Readings in Urban Planning

By Jay M. Stein FAICP

The best anthology in planning just got better! This indispensable compilation is essential reading for planning students, practitioners, and educators.

Published by APA Planners Press, 2004

Format: Paperback, 400 pp.

ISBN: 978-1-884829-90-1

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This new edition of "the best anthology in planning" includes 33 selections by many of the profession's most respected thinkers and eloquent writers. Returning editor Jay M. Stein chose the articles — about half of them new to this edition — based on suggestions from colleagues and students who used the first edition, recommendations from planning scholars, awards for writing in the field of planning, and his own review of recent planning literature. Classic Readings in Urban Planning offers an unparalleled depth of coverage and range of perspectives on traditional aspects of planning as well as on important contemporary issues.

Classic Readings in Urban Planning is an exceptional main or supplementary textbook for advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate level students in urban and regional planning. As a general overview of the field of urban planning, it is also an excellent choice for planning commissioners, practicing planners, and professionals in related fields such as environmental and land use law, architecture, and government.

An abstract introduces each reading, and each section includes suggestions for additional readings suitable for more extensive study. Many of these are also "classics" that could not be included as a main selection.

Like the acclaimed first edition, this collection of essential readings is sure to excite, inform, and, especially, inspire a new generation of planning students and practitioners.

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