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Credibility without legitimacy? Informal development in the highly regulated context of the United Kingdom (2019)
Journal Article
McClymont, K., & Sheppard, A. (2020). Credibility without legitimacy? Informal development in the highly regulated context of the United Kingdom. Cities, 97, 102520. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2019.102520

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd As the first contribution in this Special Issue's section on “informality in developed contexts”, this paper explores notions of legality, legitimacy and credibility in the United Kingdom (UK). By drawing on credibility theory, th... Read More about Credibility without legitimacy? Informal development in the highly regulated context of the United Kingdom.

‘Do we really want these changes?’ Power, conflict, and ‘best practice’ in community planning (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Sheppard, A., McClymont, K., & Croft, N. (2019, July). ‘Do we really want these changes?’ Power, conflict, and ‘best practice’ in community planning. Paper presented at AESOP, Venice

This research was a collaborative project between Up Our Street (https://upourstreet.org.uk/) and the Department of Geography and Environmental Management, UWE funded and supported by the Community University Partnership Initiative, which is part of... Read More about ‘Do we really want these changes?’ Power, conflict, and ‘best practice’ in community planning.

Urban planning as an enabler of urban health: Challenges and good practice in England following the 2012 planning and public health reforms (2019)
Journal Article
Carmichael, L., Townshend, T. G., Fischer, T. B., Lock, K., Petrokofsky, C., Sheppard, A., …Ogilvie, F. (2019). Urban planning as an enabler of urban health: Challenges and good practice in England following the 2012 planning and public health reforms. Land Use Policy, 84, 154-162. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.02.043

© 2019 The Authors This article synthesises the challenges faced by the English (urban) spatial planning system to become an enabler of urban health and explores some keys features of the evidence base, policy tools and policy implementation issues t... Read More about Urban planning as an enabler of urban health: Challenges and good practice in England following the 2012 planning and public health reforms.

Planners of the future, planning for the future? (2019)
Journal Article
Hickman, H., McClymont, K., & Sheppard, A. (2019). Planners of the future, planning for the future?

This article considers the potential mismatch between the aspirations of planners in education and the realities of practice.

Credibility in the absence of legitimacy (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Sheppard, A., & McClymont, K. (2018, July). Credibility in the absence of legitimacy. Paper presented at AESOP 2018: Making space for hope, Gothenburg

This presentation considers the motivations for those who chose to live beyond ‘the system’; outside of mainstream regulated society and, particularly, formal town and country planning frameworks. The paper presents research which compares the moti... Read More about Credibility in the absence of legitimacy.

The Essential Guide to Planning Law: Decision-Making and Practice in the UK also viewed (2017)
Book
Sheppard, A., Peel, D., Ritchie, H., & Berry, S. (2017). The Essential Guide to Planning Law: Decision-Making and Practice in the UK also viewed. Policy Press

This comprehensive yet concise textbook provides a focused, subject specific guide to planning practice and law. Giving students essential background and contextual information to planning's statutory basis, the information is supported by practical... Read More about The Essential Guide to Planning Law: Decision-Making and Practice in the UK also viewed.

Micro scale health decision making and the challenge of the policy and regulatory construct (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Sheppard, A., & Askew, J. (2016, September). Micro scale health decision making and the challenge of the policy and regulatory construct. Paper presented at UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference 2016: Planning for Future Generations

Regulatory reform and the emergence of micro scale and targeted policy in England has created the potential to manage the number and distribution of fast-food takeaways (and, arguably, uses including casinos, ‘pay-day loan’ shops, and bookmakers), bu... Read More about Micro scale health decision making and the challenge of the policy and regulatory construct.

Planning decision-making: Independence, subsidiarity, impartiality and the state (2016)
Journal Article
Sheppard, A., & Ritchie, H. (2016). Planning decision-making: Independence, subsidiarity, impartiality and the state. Town Planning Review, 87(1), 53-70. https://doi.org/10.3828/tpr.2016.4

This paper explores recent changes that involve the Planning Inspectorate in England, considering as part of this the relevance and value of independence and impartiality in effective decision-making, together with a consideration of the significance... Read More about Planning decision-making: Independence, subsidiarity, impartiality and the state.

Planning education: exchanging approaches to teaching practice-based skills (2015)
Journal Article
Ritchie, H., Sheppard, A., Croft, N., & Peel, D. (2017). Planning education: exchanging approaches to teaching practice-based skills. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 54(1), 3-11. https://doi.org/10.1080/14703297.2015.1095645

© 2015 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Planning curricula have continually evolved to meet changing societal needs, technological change and employer expectations. The professional accrediting body in the United Kingdom, the... Read More about Planning education: exchanging approaches to teaching practice-based skills.

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