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Sustainable Development and Structure Plans in England and Wales: A Review of Current Practice

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In response to a lack of evaluative research into the application of the concept of sustainable development to development plans in England and Wales, an investigation is undertaken using the media of county council structure plans. A framework is devised for measuring the performance of structure plans against key themes and principles of sustainable development,relevant policy areas and procedures. The extent to which structure plans manage to make the concept operational is shown to be variable, with better performing plans illustrating a geographical and temporal bias. It is concluded that, whilst there is an awareness about sustainable development amongst county councils, the translation of this awareness into practice is, in many cases, proving difficult.

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  • David Counsell, 1998. "Sustainable Development and Structure Plans in England and Wales: A Review of Current Practice," Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(2), pages 177-194.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:jenpmg:v:41:y:1998:i:2:p:177-194 DOI: 10.1080/09640569811696
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    1. Michael Short & Carys Jones & Jeremy Carter & Mark Baker & Christopher Wood, 2004. "Current Practice in the Strategic Environmental Assessment of Development Plans in England," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, pages 177-190.
    2. Dan-Cristian Dabija & Raluca Babut, 2013. "An approach to sustainable development from tourists` perspective. Empirical evidence in Romania," The AMFITEATRU ECONOMIC journal, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 15(Special 7), pages 617-633, November.
    3. Bulkeley, Harriet & Kern, Kristine, 2004. "Local climate change policy in the United Kingdom and Germany," Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Civil Society and Transnational Networks SP IV 2004-103, Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB).

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