Journal article

Tools for equitable urban intensification

C Legacy, R Leshinsky

Built Environment | Published : 2013

Abstract

Drawing on the neoliberal and equity planning literature as well as Tiesell and Allmendinger's (2005) four categories of planning tools, this paper seeks to recast the instrumentality of planning tools by examining what opportunities exist to foster more transparent and inclusive management of the urban change process, both from theoretical and practical perspectives. Focusing specifi cally on urban intensifi cation of existing larger cities, the paper introduces the tensions embodied in delivering planning outcomes equitably in a neo-liberal planning context, and the unique role that planning 'tools' can serve in ameliorating these challenges. The paper will serve to position the author con..

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