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Author Selman, Paul.
Title Sustainable Landscape Planning : the Reconnection Agenda.
Imprint Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.


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Description 1 online resource (177 pages)
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Subject Ecological landscape design.
Ecological landscape design -- Europe.
Sustainable development -- Planning.
Sustainable development -- Europe -- Planning.
Landscape ecology.
Landscape ecology -- Europe.
Landscape protection.
Landscape protection -- Europe.
Land use -- Environmental aspects.
Land use -- Environmental aspects -- Europe.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of boxes; 1 Landscape -- connections and disconnections; 2 Functions, services and values of landscapes; 3 Change and resilience in landscapes; 4 Physical connections in landscapes; 5 Social connections in landscapes; 6 Landscape connectivity in the future: thinking and doing; References; Index.
Summary This book takes as its starting point the need to examine critically the case for landscape reconnection. It looks at alleged disconnections and their supposed consequences. It explores the arguments about reconnecting the natural and human elements of whole landscapes. More broadly, it considers landscape as an arena within which science, humanities and professions can find common ground, and in which vivid social learning can occur about key social and environmental issues. It takes a dynamic view of landscape, in contrast to the popular image of timeless, traditional scenery. It accepts tha.
Other Title Print version: Selman, Paul. Sustainable Landscape Planning. Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012 9781136317491