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Planning, Governance and Spatial Strategy in Britain

An Institutionalist Analysis

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 314
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Planning, Environment, Cities

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12 June 2000

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Concern for more open, participative, devolved and integrated government has led many, including the UK Labour government, to re-examine the importance of place, space and territory. Applying an institutionalist approach,...

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Concern for more open, participative, devolved and integrated government has led many, including the UK Labour government, to re-examine the importance of place, space and territory. Applying an institutionalist approach, and deploying substantial original empirical evidence, this book makes a major contribution to understanding the emergence of more localised governance in England in the 1990s, with particular reference to the role of spatial planning systems.

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  • Clearly and accessibly written
  • Includes substantial new empirical research
  • A thorough exploration of an institutionalist analysis to policy-making

PART I: RESEARCHING PLANNING PRACTICE AND THEORY
Planning Systems and Territorial Governance
Constructing Accounts of Planning Practices: Theories and Concepts
PART II: PLANNING, GOVERNANCE AND SPATIAL STRATEGY
Planning and Governance in Three Localities
Cascading Numbers: Finding New Space for Housing
Jobs, Sites and Portfolio: Allocating Large Sites for Economic Development Purposes
Transport at a Metaphorical Crossroads: The Gradual Penetration of a Sustainable Development Discourse
Managing Waste: An Emerging Discourse in the Planning System?
PART III: THE DISCOURSES AND INSTITUTIONAL RELATIONS OF THE PLANNING SYSTEM
Planning Discourses in Transition
The Policy Communities of Spatial Strategy-making: The Emergence of a Regional Corporatism?
PART IV: CONCLUSIONS: TOWARDS A POLITICS OF PLACE?
Spatial Regulation or Spatial Planning: The Emergence of a New Politics of Place?.

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GEOFF VIGAR is Lecturer in Planning, University of Newcastle.

PATSY HEALEY is Professor of Planning Theory, University of Newcastle.

ANGELA HULL is Senior Lecturer in Town Planning, University of Newcastle.

SIMIN DAVOUDI is Lecturer in Town Planning, University College London.

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GEOFF VIGAR is Lecturer in Planning, University of Newcastle.

PATSY HEALEY is Professor of Planning Theory, University of Newcastle.

ANGELA HULL is Senior Lecturer in Town Planning, University of Newcastle.

SIMIN DAVOUDI is Lecturer in Town Planning, University College London.

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