Bringing together leading planning and urban scholars, and including international case studies, this book investigates urban planning across the world and in different cultures. It highlights the important role governments and states still play in making better and more equitable cities.
Bishwapriya Sanyal is Ford International Professor of Urban Development and Planning at MIT. He served as the Head of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT from 1994 to 2002 and is currently the Head of the Special Program in Urban and Regional Studies, which hosts mid-career practicing planners from around the world at MIT. He is currently working on a book on the internationalization of planning education.