By Vanessa Watson
Change and Continuity in Spatial Planning addresses a query of putting up with curiosity to planners: can making plans rather lead to major and confident swap? In South Africa the method of political transition looked as if it would create the preconditions for planners to illustrate how their conventional humanitarian and environmental matters may locate concrete expression within the reshaping of the outfitted environment.
Integral to this tale is how making plans practices were formed via the previous, in a quickly altering context characterized via a globalising economic system, new structures of governance, a altering political ideology, and a tradition of intensifying poverty and variety. extra extensively, the booklet addresses the difficulty of ways planners use energy, in events which themselves characterize networks of energy kinfolk, the place either planners and people they interact with function via frames of reference essentially formed through position and background.