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The collaborating planner?: Practitioners in the neoliberal age

Ben Clifford and Mark Tewdwr-Jones


Since the turn of the 21st century, there has been a greater pace of reform to planning in Britain than at any other time. As a public sector activity, planning has also been impacted heavily by the wider changes in governance. Yet whilst such reform has been extensively commented upon within academia, few have empirically explored how these changes are manifesting themselves in planning practice. This book aims to understand how both specific planning and broader public sector reforms have been experienced and understood by chartered town planners working in local authorities across Great B ... More

Keywords: Town planning, Planners, Planning reform, State modernisation, Public sector reform, Implementation, Neoliberalism, New public management, Sociological institutionalism, Great Britain

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9781447305118
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447305118.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ben Clifford, author

Mark Tewdwr-Jones, author