With contributions from leading academics and practitioners, Strategic Planning for Regional Development in the UK is the most up-to-date treatment of a fast-changing subject.
The book discusses:
- The evolution of regional planning in the UK and the strategic thinking involved
- The spatial implications of regional economic development policies
- The methods and techniques needed for the implementation of strategic planning for regional development
- How strategic planning for regional development is currently put into practice in three UK regions with different priorities.
Strategic Planning for Regional Development in the UK is essential reading for students and academics working within strategic and regional planning and provides policy makers and practitioners with a comprehensive and thought provoking introduction to this critically important emerging field.