The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory

The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory


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ISBN-13: 9781138905016
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/08/2017
Pages: 374
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Michael Gunder FNZPI is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture and Planning, University of Auckland, New Zealand. From 2011–2015, he was Managing Editor of Planning Theory and remains an editor. His research draws on poststructuralism to analyse the ideological dimensions of built environment public policies and related narratives.

Ali Madanipour is Professor of Urban Design and a founding member of the Global Urban Research Unit at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University, UK. His four-volume edited collection, Planning Theory, was published in 2015 in Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Built Environment series.

Vanessa Watson is Professor of Planning in the School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, holding a PhD from the University of Witwatersrand, and is a University Fellow. She is a founder and on the Board of the African Centre for Cities at UCT.

Table of Contents

Planning Theory: An Introduction

Michael Gunder, Ali Madanipour, Vanessa Watson

Part I: Contemporary Planning Practices

Spatial Planning: The Promised Land or Rolled-Out Neoliberalism?

Simin Davoudi

Strategic Planning: Ontological and Epistemological Challenges

Louis Albrechts

Growth Management Theory: From the Garden City to Smart Growth

Jill L. Grant

Planning in the Anthropocene

William E. Rees

Part II: How Meaning/Values are Constructed in Planning

The Public Interest

Stefano Moroni

Rethinking Scholarship on Planning Ethics

Tanja Winkler

Communicative Planning

Tore Sager

Neoliberal Planning

Guy Baeten

Neo Pragmatist Planning Theory

Charles Hoch

Urban Planning and Social Justice

Susan S. Fainstein

The Grassroots of Planning: Poor People's Movements, Political Society, and the Question of Rights

Ananya Roy

The Dilemmas of Diversity: Gender, Race and Ethnicity in Planning Theory

Suzanne Speak and Ashok Kumar

Postcolonial Consequences and New Meanings

Libby Porter

Postpolitics and Planning

Jonathan Metzger

‘Cultural Work’ And the Remaking of Planning’s ‘Apparatus of Truth’

Andy Inch

Countering ‘The Dark Side’ of Planning: Power, Governmentality, Counter-Conduct

Margo Huxley

Co- Evolutionary Planning Theory: Evolutionary Governance Theory and Its Relatives

Kristof Van Assche, Raoul Beunen, Martijn Duineveld

Part III: Networks, Flows, Relationships and Institutions

Flexibly Networked, Yet Institutionally Grounded: The Governance of Planning

Raine Mäntysalo and Pia Bäcklund

New Institutionalism and Planning Theory

André Sorensen

Conflict and Agonism

John Pløger

Insurgent Practices and Decolonization of Future(s)

Faranak Miraftab

State Hegemonic Planning and the Marginalization and Oppression of People

Yosef Jabareen

Actor-Network Theory

Yvonne Rydin

Spatial Planning and the Complexity of Turbulent, Open Environments: About Purposeful Interventions in a World of Non-Linear Change

Gert de Roo

Assemblage Thinking in Planning Theory

Joris Van Wezemael

Lines of Becoming

Jean Hillier

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