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Spatial planning in Ghana: origins, contemporary reforms and practices, and new perspectives

Spatial planning in Ghana: origins, contemporary reforms and practices, and new perspectives

Acheampong, Ransford A., author

This book documents and analyses spatial planning in Ghana, providing a comprehensive and critical discussion of the evolving institutional and legal arrangements that have shaped and defined Ghana's spatial planning system for more than seven decades; This book documents and analyses spatial planning in Ghana, providing a comprehensive and critical discussion of the evolving institutional and legal arrangements that have shaped and defined Ghana's spatial planning system for more than seven decades; the contemporary policy instruments and mechanisms for articulating and implementing policies and proposals at multiple scales; and the formally established procedures for development management. It covers important themes in contemporary spatial planning discourse, including the evolving meaning, scope and purpose of spatial planning globally; the scales of spatial planning (i.e. national, regional, sub-regional and local); multi-level integration within spatial planning; public participation; the interface between urbanization, sustainable growth management and spatial planning; spatial planning and housing development; integrated spatial development and transportation planning; and spatial planning and the urban informal economy. Intended for undergraduate and graduate students, and academic researchers and practitioners/policy-makers in the multidisciplinary field of spatial planning, it appeals to readers seeking an international perspective on spatial planning systems and practices

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1st ed. 2019.
Published Cham: Springer, 2018

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Statement of responsibility: Ransford A. Acheampong
ISBN: 3030020118, 9783030020118
Physical Description: 302 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Series: The Urban Book Series
Subject: Public administration; Development studies; Development economics & emerging economies; Urban & municipal planning; Regional & area planning; Sustainability; Economics; Central / national / federal government policies; Environmental science, engineering & technology
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Askews and Holts. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other formats: Also available in printed form ISBN 9783030020101