Planning in Indigenous Australia: From Imperial Foundations to Postcolonial Futures

Planning in Indigenous Australia: From Imperial Foundations to Postcolonial Futures


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138909984
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/07/2017
Series: RTPI Library Series
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Sue Jackson is Associate Professor and Principal Research Fellow at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. She is a cultural geographer with expertise in the social dimensions of natural resource management in Australia, particularly Indigenous community-based conservation initiatives, knowledge practices and institutions. In 2014 Sue was awarded an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship.

Libby Porter is Associate Professor and Vice Chancellor’s Principal Research Fellow at RMIT University, Australia. Her work addresses the politics of dispossession and displacement in planning and urban theory. Libby is Assistant Editor of the journal Planning Theory and Practice and co-founder of Planners Network UK. Her major publications include Unlearning the Colonial Cultures of Planning (2010) and Planning for Coexistence? Recognizing Indigenous rights through land-use planning in Canada and Australia (2016, with Janice Barry).

Louise C. Johnson is Professor of Australian Studies at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. A human geographer, she was awarded the Institute of Australian Geographers Australia International Medal in 2012 for her contributions to geography. Louise's major publications include Suburban Dreaming: An interdisciplinary approach to Australian cities (1994), Placebound: Australian feminist geographies (2000) and Cultural Capitals: Revaluing the arts and remaking urban spaces (2009).

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Planning in Indigenous Australia: An Introduction

Sue Jackson, Louise C. Johnson and Libby Porter

Part I: Planning and Indigenous Peoples

1 Framing Relations Between Planning and Indigenous Peoples

Libby Porter

2 Australian Planning Texts and Indigenous Absence

Louise C. Johnson

Part II: Imperial Foundations

3 Dispossession and Terra Nullius: Planning’s Formative Terrain

Libby Porter

4 The Colonial Technologies and Practices of Australian Planning

Sue Jackson

5 Planning Sydney: Australia’s First City

Louise C. Johnson

6 Planning Melbourne

Louise C. Johnson

7 Darwin: A Planner’s Dream

Sue Jackson

Part III: Towards Postcolonial Futures

8 Land Rights: A Postcolonial Revolution in Land Title

Sue Jackson

9 Planning in the Native Title Era

Sue Jackson

10 Heritage Management

Libby Porter

11 Indigenous Planning: Emerging Possibilities

Libby Porter, Sue Jackson and Louise C. Johnson

12 Towards a New Planning History and Practice

Sue Jackson, Louise C. Johnson and Libby Porter


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