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Community action and planning: Contexts, drivers and outcomes

Nick Gallent and Daniela Ciaffi


With trust in top-down government faltering, community-based groups around the world are displaying an ever-greater appetite to take control of their own lives and neighbourhoods. Government, for its part, is keen to embrace the projects and the planning undertaken at this level, attempting to regularise it and use it as a means of reconnecting to citizens and localising democracy. This unique book analyses the contexts, drivers and outcomes of community action and planning in a selection of case studies in the global north: from emergent neighbourhood planning in England to the community-base ... More

Keywords: community action, community planning, neighbourhood planning, communitarianism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9781447315162
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447315162.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nick Gallent, editor
University College London, UK

Daniela Ciaffi, editor

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