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Are we still not there yet? Moving along the gender highway (2019)
Book Chapter
Greed, C. (2019). Are we still not there yet? Moving along the gender highway. In C. Scholten, & T. Joelsson (Eds.), Integrating Gender into Transport Planning: From One to Many Tracks, 192-210. Palgrave Macmillan

This book comprises a collection of international contributions, particularly from Scandinavia, on the extent to which gender has been integrated into transport planning

Researching directly elected mayors - key questions to address (2019)
Journal Article
Hambleton, R. (2019). Researching directly elected mayors - key questions to address. Public Money and Management, https://doi.org/10.1080/09540962.2019.1658998

The directly elected mayor model of governance is long established in many countries – for example, the USA and Japan. However, in some countries the model is fairly new. For example, in the UK there were no directly elected mayors until 2000 – tha... Read More about Researching directly elected mayors - key questions to address.

Attributes of leadership for planning resilient cities in the Global South (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Gopinath, D. (2019, September). Attributes of leadership for planning resilient cities in the Global South. Paper presented at UK Ireland Planning Research Conference, Liverpool, UK

This paper aims to advance a new approach to the intersections of place, resilience and leadership particularly within the context of rapidly urbanising cities in the Global South. More generally, we know that a leader could be characterised by key a... Read More about Attributes of leadership for planning resilient cities in the Global South.

The Small Towns conundrum: What do we do about them? (2019)
Journal Article
Atkinson, R. (in press). The Small Towns conundrum: What do we do about them?. Regional Statistics, 9(2), 1-17. https://doi.org/10.15196/RS090201

Small Towns have long been seen as an important element in Europe’s urban structure, currently around 24.2% of the European population live in them. Despite this, we know relatively little about them and there is insufficient recognition of the role... Read More about The Small Towns conundrum: What do we do about them?.

Rallying the power of place (2019)
Journal Article
Hambleton, R. (2019). Rallying the power of place. Local Government Chronicle, 30-31

This article, aimed at local governance policy-makers, outlines a new way of conceptualising local leadership, described as New Civic Leadership (NCL). NCL, which involves strong, place-based leadership acting to co-create new solutions to public pol... Read More about Rallying the power of place.

Place-based leadership beyond place: Exploring the international dimension of civic leadership (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Hambleton, R. (2019, June). Place-based leadership beyond place: Exploring the international dimension of civic leadership. Paper presented at City Futures IV 2019

A consequence of globalisation is that place-less leaders, meaning people who are not expected to care about the consequences of their decisions for particular places and communities, have gained extraordinary power and influence. This paper explore... Read More about Place-based leadership beyond place: Exploring the international dimension of civic leadership.

Environmental, health, wellbeing, social and equity effects of urban green space interventions: A meta-narrative evidence synthesis (2019)
Journal Article
Hunter, R., Cleland, C., Cleary, A., Droomers, M., Wheeler, B., Sinnett, D., …Braubach, M. (2019). Environmental, health, wellbeing, social and equity effects of urban green space interventions: A meta-narrative evidence synthesis. Environment International, 130(104923), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2019.104923

Background: As populations become increasingly urbanised, the preservation of urban green space (UGS) becomes paramount. UGS is not just dedicated recreational space such as public parks, but other types of informal green space are important, for exa... Read More about Environmental, health, wellbeing, social and equity effects of urban green space interventions: A meta-narrative evidence synthesis.

Applying social practice theory to contemporary working practices in sustainable office buildings: Implications for the performance gap (2019)
Thesis
King, L. M. Applying social practice theory to contemporary working practices in sustainable office buildings: Implications for the performance gap. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1492737

The UK Government has committed to an 80% reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) against 1990 levels by 2050. Widening understandings of the environmental impact of the built environment have fuelled debates around how the environmental performance of bui... Read More about Applying social practice theory to contemporary working practices in sustainable office buildings: Implications for the performance gap.

Urban meadows as an alternative to short mown grassland: Effects of composition and height on biodiversity (2019)
Journal Article
Norton, B. A., Bending, G. D., Clark, R., Corstanje, R., Dunnett, N., Evans, K. L., …Warren, P. H. (2019). Urban meadows as an alternative to short mown grassland: Effects of composition and height on biodiversity. Ecological Applications, 29(6), https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.1946

There are increasing calls to provide greenspace in urban areas, yet the ecological quality, as well as quantity, of greenspace is important. Short mown grassland designed for recreational use is the dominant form of urban greenspace in temperate reg... Read More about Urban meadows as an alternative to short mown grassland: Effects of composition and height on biodiversity.

Building with nature - Improving standards of GI across the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Jerome, G., & Sinnett, D. (2019). Building with nature - Improving standards of GI across the UK. Town and Country Planning -London- Town and Country Planning Association-, 88(5), 161-165

This articles explains how the Building with Nature framework was developed as an aid to specifying what is meant by, and consequently delivering, high-quality green infrastructure.

What determines how we see nature? Perceptions of naturalness in designed urban green spaces. (2019)
Journal Article
Hoyle, H., Jorgensen, A., & Hitchmough, J. (in press). What determines how we see nature? Perceptions of naturalness in designed urban green spaces. https://doi.org/10.1002/pan3.19

1. The multiple benefits of ‘nature’ for human health and well-being have been documented at an increasing rate over the past 30 years. A growing body of research also demonstrates the positive well-being benefits of nature-connectedness. There is, h... Read More about What determines how we see nature? Perceptions of naturalness in designed urban green spaces..

The New Civic Leadership: Place and the co-creation of public innovation (2019)
Journal Article
Hambleton, R. (2019). The New Civic Leadership: Place and the co-creation of public innovation. Public Money and Management, 39(4), 271-279. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540962.2019.1592908

This paper discusses the role of place-based leadership in stimulating the co-creation of inclusive public services and outcomes. A conceptual framework, designed to illuminate the forces shaping the power of place, and to provide a fresh way of env... Read More about The New Civic Leadership: Place and the co-creation of public innovation.

A framework for assessing the quality of green infrastructure in the built environment in the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Jerome, G., Sinnett, D., Burgess, S., Calvert, T., & Mortlock, R. (2019). A framework for assessing the quality of green infrastructure in the built environment in the UK. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 40, 174-182. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2019.04.001

The advocacy argument for green infrastructure has largely been won. Policy and statutory guidance for green infrastructure planning and development exists at international, national and regional/local levels and the functions and benefits of green i... Read More about A framework for assessing the quality of green infrastructure in the built environment in the UK.

Governing urban regeneration: Planning and regulatory tools in the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Atkinson, R., Tallon, A., & Williams, D. (2019). Governing urban regeneration: Planning and regulatory tools in the UK. European Planning Studies, 27(6), 1083-1106. https://doi.org/10.1080/09654313.2019.1598020

The article focuses on the redevelopment of Previously Developed Land by public-private sector partnerships in three cities/towns in South-West England, two of which can be described as medium-sized towns with little previous experience of such devel... Read More about Governing urban regeneration: Planning and regulatory tools in the UK.

Practice ecology of sustainable travel: The importance of institutional policy-making processes beyond the traveller (2019)
Journal Article
Williams, D., Spotswood, F., Parkhurst, G., & Chatterton, T. (2019). Practice ecology of sustainable travel: The importance of institutional policy-making processes beyond the traveller. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 62, 740-756. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2019.02.018

Changing mobility behaviour towards activities and actions that have a less detrimental impact on the environment, public health and society is an objective of transport policy jurisdictions globally. In line with a burgeoning body of research examin... Read More about Practice ecology of sustainable travel: The importance of institutional policy-making processes beyond the traveller.

The dynamics of depoliticisation in urban governance: Introducing a directly elected mayor (2019)
Journal Article
Sweeting, D., & Hambleton, R. (in press). The dynamics of depoliticisation in urban governance: Introducing a directly elected mayor. Urban Studies, https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098019827506

Within the context of debates regarding depoliticisation, this article considers how the introduction of a directly elected mayor system of governance impacts on urban politics. Directly elected mayors are now a fundamental feature of many political... Read More about The dynamics of depoliticisation in urban governance: Introducing a directly elected mayor.

An assessment of voluntary travel behaviour change delivery in England as an alternative to highway construction (2019)
Journal Article
Williams, D., Chatterton, T., Parkhurst, G., & Spotswood, F. (2019). An assessment of voluntary travel behaviour change delivery in England as an alternative to highway construction. Case Studies on Transport Policy, 7(2), 318-329. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cstp.2019.02.009

There is a growing body of international evidence available that shows highway construction fails to solve issues of congestion and improvements to the local economy. There is also evidence that due to changes of land use and expectations of being ab... Read More about An assessment of voluntary travel behaviour change delivery in England as an alternative to highway construction.