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Leading the inclusive city: International lesson drawing for future urban governance (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Hambleton, R. (2014, June). Leading the inclusive city: International lesson drawing for future urban governance. Paper presented at City Futures 2014

Some commentators take the view that the growth of multi-national companies operating on a global basis is now so well developed that cities are best viewed as helpless victims in a global flow of events. Distant, unelected decision makers now deter... Read More about Leading the inclusive city: International lesson drawing for future urban governance.

Internationale vergelijking financiering en kostenverhaal bij organische gebiedsontwikkeling (International comparison of funding and cost recovery in organic area development) (2014)
Report
Hobma, F., Askew, J., Mitschang, S., Santing, J., Schwarz, T., Sheppard, A., & Verbist, S. (2014). Internationale vergelijking financiering en kostenverhaal bij organische gebiedsontwikkeling (International comparison of funding and cost recovery in organic area development)

Report commissioned by Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment (Netherlands). International comparison of funding and cost recovery - Chapter on England (written by Askew, A and Sheppard, A); planning gain, planning obligations and the Commun... Read More about Internationale vergelijking financiering en kostenverhaal bij organische gebiedsontwikkeling (International comparison of funding and cost recovery in organic area development).

From the smart city to the wise city: The role of universities in place-based leadership (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Hambleton, R. (2014, June). From the smart city to the wise city: The role of universities in place-based leadership. Presented at Smart City: New Media, Social Participation and Urban Governance

For a variety of reasons the notion of the smart city has grown in popularity and some even claim that all cities now have to be ‘smart’. For example, some digital enthusiasts argue that advances in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) a... Read More about From the smart city to the wise city: The role of universities in place-based leadership.

Placing Poverty in Context: A Case Study (2014)
Journal Article
Gopinath, D., & Nair, M. (2014). Placing Poverty in Context: A Case Study. Poverty and Public Policy, 6(2), 135-156

The “poverty-in-context” approach to understanding poverty is shaped by the needs and priorities of a particular context, and it can be used as the basis for identifying pro-poor projects in local strategies such as City Development Plans. A key argu... Read More about Placing Poverty in Context: A Case Study.

Exploring population distribution and motion dynamics through mobile phone device data in selected cities – lessons learned from the UrbanAPI project (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Peter-Anders, J., Loibl, W., Züger, J., Khan, Z., & Ludlow, D. (2014, May). Exploring population distribution and motion dynamics through mobile phone device data in selected cities – lessons learned from the UrbanAPI project. Paper presented at REAL CORP 2014

The paper discusses experiences of development and implementation of public motion explorer (PME) tool as part of the EU FP7 project urbanAPI. This tool has been applied to three EU cities with the objective to investigate population distribution dyn... Read More about Exploring population distribution and motion dynamics through mobile phone device data in selected cities – lessons learned from the UrbanAPI project.

Micro-enterprises as a tool to alleviate poverty among women headed household: Successful community based initiative (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Nair, M., & Gopinath, D. (2014, May). Micro-enterprises as a tool to alleviate poverty among women headed household: Successful community based initiative. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Sociology and Social Work

Paper read at the 4th International Conference on Sociology and Social Work, May 19-20, 2014, in Los Angeles, CA, USA

Inclusive urban leadership: New ways of strengthening place-based power (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Hambleton, R. (2014, May). Inclusive urban leadership: New ways of strengthening place-based power. Paper presented at Innovative governance patterns and grassroots activism in local events

This paper is about concepts – place, power, leadership, inclusion and public innovation. These topics are not always centre-stage in discussions of grassroots activism. It will be suggested that they deserve to be given more attention by those wis... Read More about Inclusive urban leadership: New ways of strengthening place-based power.

Global gendered toilet provision (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Greed, C. (2014, April). Global gendered toilet provision. Paper presented at AAG Annual Conference

Place-based leadership: A new agenda for spatial planning and local governance (2014)
Journal Article
Hambleton, R. (2014). Place-based leadership: A new agenda for spatial planning and local governance

Study an example of bold and imaginative planning and you will encounter leadership – probably inspirational leadership. Planning professionals understand this well enough. In contrast, planning theorists have paid very little attention to the impo... Read More about Place-based leadership: A new agenda for spatial planning and local governance.

Community participation in urban regeneration projects in Vietnam (2014)
Thesis
Chu, V. C. Community participation in urban regeneration projects in Vietnam. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This research explores how communities participate in a collaborative process with policy makers and development professionals in upgrading mixed housing settlements. In order to achieve this aim, four objectives were clarified in this thesis, which... Read More about Community participation in urban regeneration projects in Vietnam.

ICT enabled participatory urban planning and policy development: The UrbanAPI project (2014)
Journal Article
Khan, Z., Ludlow, D., Loibl, W., & Soomro, K. (2014). ICT enabled participatory urban planning and policy development: The UrbanAPI project. Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy, 8(2), 205-229. https://doi.org/10.1108/TG-09-2013-0030

Purpose: The aim of this paper is to present the effectiveness of participatory information and communication technology (ICT) tools for urban planning, in particular, supporting bottom-up decision-making in urban management and governance. Design/me... Read More about ICT enabled participatory urban planning and policy development: The UrbanAPI project.

Democratic Accountability and Metropolitan Governance: The Case of South Hampshire, UK (2014)
Journal Article
Buser, M. (2014). Democratic Accountability and Metropolitan Governance: The Case of South Hampshire, UK. Urban Studies, 51(11), 2336-2353. https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098013484531

© 2013 Urban Studies Journal Limited. This paper examines the notion of democratic accountability through an investigation of metropolitan governance in South Hampshire, UK. The author employs an interpretive approach to trace varying readings of dem... Read More about Democratic Accountability and Metropolitan Governance: The Case of South Hampshire, UK.

Stuck in the Process, Facilitating Nothing? Justice, Capabilities and Planning for Value-Led Outcomes (2014)
Journal Article
McClymont, K. (2014). Stuck in the Process, Facilitating Nothing? Justice, Capabilities and Planning for Value-Led Outcomes. Planning Practice and Research, 29(2), 187-201. https://doi.org/10.1080/02697459.2013.872899

The role of a planner as collaborative facilitator has come under renewed criticism, from both planning theory and planning practice. This paper explores how placing values of equity and justice at the centre of planning practice offers practitioners... Read More about Stuck in the Process, Facilitating Nothing? Justice, Capabilities and Planning for Value-Led Outcomes.

Thinking through non-representational and affective atmospheres in planning theory and practice (2014)
Journal Article
Buser, M. (2014). Thinking through non-representational and affective atmospheres in planning theory and practice. Planning Theory, 13(3), 227-243. https://doi.org/10.1177/1473095213491744

This article engages with recent debates surrounding non-representational theory and the affective turn in the social sciences, arguing that such thinking offers a particularly useful set of concepts for the discipline of planning. This includes a wi... Read More about Thinking through non-representational and affective atmospheres in planning theory and practice.

Challenging theory: Changing practice: Critical perspectives on the past and potential of professional planning/Professional Planning 100 years on - Have we emancipated communities?/Celebrating the idea of planning/The role of planning in the twenty-first (2014)
Journal Article
Sanyal, B., MacDonald, K., Silver, M., Ng, M. K., Head, P., Williams, K., …Campbell, H. (2014). Challenging theory: Changing practice: Critical perspectives on the past and potential of professional planning/Professional Planning 100 years on - Have we emancipated communities?/Celebrating the idea of planning/The role of planning in the twenty-first century and beyond/Deadly sins? Living dreams!/Turning the "beast of ugliness" into "places of beauty" through sustainable. Planning Theory and Practice, 15(1), 95-100. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649357.2014.886801

This full text is Professor Williams' section of the interface article 'Challenging theory: Changing practice: Critical perspectives on the past and potential of professional planning'. The full article is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14649... Read More about Challenging theory: Changing practice: Critical perspectives on the past and potential of professional planning/Professional Planning 100 years on - Have we emancipated communities?/Celebrating the idea of planning/The role of planning in the twenty-first.