Creating Child Friendly Cities: New Perspectives and Prospects

Creating Child Friendly Cities: New Perspectives and Prospects

by Brendan Gleeson, Neil Sipe

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First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134222285
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/22/2006
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Brendan Gleeson is Director of the Urban Research Program at Griffith University, Brisbane. Before joining Griffith he was Deputy Director of the Urban Frontiers Program at the University of Western Sydney. His research interests include urban planning and governance, urban social policy, disability studies, and environmental theory and policy.

Neil Sipe is Head of the Environmental Planning School at Griffith University and is an experienced urban researcher who has worked in North America and Australia. He has an extensive teaching record in the field of transport planning and in recent research has been the first Australian scholar to propose methods for defining and mapping transport exclusion.

Table of Contents

1. Creating Child Friendly Cities: Historical Perspectives, Future Prospects Neil Sipe & Brendan Gleeson Part 1: The Policy Context 2. Child Friendly Cities: International Debates and Prospects for a National Framework of Action Karen Malone 3. Future Shapers: Planning Policy for Children and Young People Claire Freeman 4. Social Policy and Urban Children: Learnings from the Pathways Project in Brisbane Ross Homel 5. Youth-friendly Cities or Cities for Angry Young People? Inclusive Urban Policy Frameworks that Engage Youth Kurt Iveson Part 2: Programs for Change 6. Children’s Health and the City: New Concerns, New Responses Neil Sipe, Nick Buchanan & Jago Dodson 7. Children in the Intensifying City: Lessons from Auckland’s Walking School Buses Robin Kearns & Damian Collins 8. Overcoming Social Traps: A Key to Creating Child-friendly Cities Paul Tranter 9. Reflections on What Developers Can Do for Urban Children Prue Walsh 10. Child Friendly Cities: An Agenda for Action Neil Sipe & Brendan Gleeson

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