By Greg Young,Deborah Stevenson

It has develop into more and more obtrusive that powerful making plans for sustainable groups, environments and economies pivots at the skill of planners to determine the probabilities for tradition in entire social, ancient and environmental phrases and to extra absolutely have interaction with the cultural practices, procedures and theorisation that include a social formation. extra largely, an method of making plans thought and perform that's itself shaped via a detailed engagement with tradition is required.

This examine significant other brings jointly best specialists from all over the world to map the contours of the connection among making plans and tradition and to offer those inextricably associated innovations and concerns jointly in a single position. via analyzing major tendencies in various nationwide and foreign contexts, the participants scrutinise the theories and practices of either making plans and tradition and discover not just their interface, yet major divergences and tensions.

In doing so, this assortment presents the 1st entire evaluation and research of making plans and tradition, interdisciplinary and overseas in scope. it's made out of six elements organised round the subject matters of world and old contexts, key dimensions of making plans and cultural idea and perform, and cultural and making plans dynamics. each one part encompasses a ultimate bankruptcy that gives a case examine lens which attracts the topics of the part including connection with an important making plans factor or initiative.

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