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Varieties of Planning Experience: Toward a Globalized Planning Culture?

John Friedmann

in The Oxford Handbook of Urban Planning

Published in print April 2012 | ISBN: 9780195374995
Published online September 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195374995.013.0005

Series: Oxford Handbooks

 Varieties of Planning Experience: Toward a Globalized Planning Culture?

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This article compares the urban-planning experiences of Yaroslavl, Russia; and Rotterdam, the Netherlands. It describes their planning cultures, discusses the lessons that can be learned from their experiences, and explains the concept of planning culture and the importance of studying planning cultures. The article evaluates whether globalization can lead to converge of planning cultures and discusses some issues in the methodology for the study of planning cultures.

Keywords: urban planning; Yaroslavl; Russia; Rotterdam; Netherlands; planning cultures; globalization

Article.  7032 words. 

Subjects: Politics ; Public Policy

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