Localism and Neighbourhood Planning: Power to the People?

Localism and Neighbourhood Planning: Power to the People?

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ISBN-13: 9781447329497
Publisher: Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date: 03/15/2017
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


Sue Brownill is a reader in urban policy and governance at Oxford Brookes University. Quintin Bradley is a senior lecturer in planning and housing at Leeds Beckett University, where he leads postgraduate study in planning and housing.

Table of Contents

List of tables and figures v

List of photographs vi

Editors' acknowledgements vii

Notes on contributors ix

1 Introduction Sue Brownill Quintin Bradley 1

Part 1 Understanding and characterising neighbourhood planning 17

2 Neighbourhood planning and the purposes and practices of localism Sue Brownill 19

3 Neighbourhoods, communities and the local scale Quintin Bradley 39

4 Neighbourhood planning and the spatial practices of localism Quintin Bradley Amy Burnett William Sparling 57

5 The uneven geographies of neighbourhood planning in England Gavin Parker 75

Part 2 Experiences, contestations and debates 93

6 Developing a neighbourhood plan: stories from 'community-led' planning pathfinders David McGuinness Carol Ludwig 95

7 Voices from the neighbourhood: stories from the participants in neighbourhood plans and the professionals working with them Quintin Bradley Sue Brownitl 113

8 Participation and conflict in the formation of neighbourhood areas and forums in 'super-diverse' cities Claire Colomb 127

9 Assembling neighbourhoods: topologies of power and the reshaping of planning Sue Brownill 145

10 A passion for place: the emotional identifications and empowerment of neighbourhood planning Quintin Bradley 163

Part 3 International comparisons in community planning 181

11 Community-based planning and localism in the devolved UK Simon Pemberton 183

12 Citizen participation: an essential lever for urban transformation in France? Camille Gardesse Jodelle Zetlaoui-Léger 199

13 Localism and neighbourhood planning in Australian public policy and governance Paul Burton 215

14 The many lives of neighbourhood planning in the US: much ado about something? Larry Bennett 231

Part 4 Reflections and conclusions 249

15 Reflections on neighbourhood planning: towards a progressive localism Quintin Bradley Sue Brownill 251

Index 269

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