Scales of Justice tackles this issue. Elvin Wyly is Associate Professor of Geography and Chair of the Urban Studies Coordinating Committee at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Seeking to re-imagine political space for a globalizing world, she revisits the concepts of democracy, solidarity, and the public sphere; the projects of critical theory, the World Social Forum, and second-wave feminism; and the thought of Habermas, Rawls, Foucault, and Arendt. Katherine Hankins is an Associate Professor of Geography in the Department of Geosciences at Georgia State University. The approach taken derives from the traditions of cultural sociology and cultural studies rather than political science and philosophy.
T Planning theory and practice has engaged increasingly in recognising the diverse needs of social groups. But there has been less clarity about what goals and objectives should inform planning for such diversity. His research interests are in comparative urbanism, state restructuring, policy mobilities, and urban and regional development. Her research explores urban change, what it is, why it happens and what it means. Voorhees Center for Civic Engagement. She is an urban geographer, whose expertise is in urban politics, neighbourhood activism and community development. Series Title: Responsibility: Ruth Fincher and Kurt Iveson.
How are citizens organising themselves and what kind of actions are they taking in response to processes such as eviction, gentrification, privatization and touristification? In this important new book Ruth Fincher and Kurt Iveson identify three distinct working principles of planning for diversity: redistribution, recognition and encounter. This was planning with the social in mind, drawing our attention to the various ways of planning for the company of strangers in the city. Planning for Diversity is the ideal introduction to the issues that surround diversity and planning and provides a stimulating new line of advance for reducing inequality and working towards 'just diversity' in cities. His work cuts across human geography in examining the economic, political and urban aspects of nature— society relationships. We also need to thank all those friends and colleagues whom we asked to referee the chapters. Kathe Newman is an Associate Professor in the Urban Planning and Policy Development Program at the Edward J.
Does multiculturalism inevitably involve a slide into moral relativism? His research is international in scope, including work in Europe, North America and Australia. He also writes a blog. His research is guided by a desire for social and spatial justice, and focuses especially on the relationship between cities, publics and politics. Her research focuses on immigration, racial politics and formations, and urban and social geography. His current work explores urban policies to see where they have come from, the paths they have travelled and the processes of translation they have undergone. The authors address questions such as the following: What are the most appropriate forms of institutional recognition for sub-state national groups? She is a Board member of the International Social Science Council and a past Vice President of the International Geographical Union. She is an urban geographer with interests in gender and economy, transportation, local labour markets and sustainability.
The first explaining the principle and the second showcasing and comparing efforts to shape cities according to it, drawing on relevant examples from around the world. Rethinking Inequality, Poverty and Disadvantage Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 2001 co-edited with Peter Saunders, Australian Poverty: Then and Now Melbourne University Press, 1998 co-edited with John Nieuwenhuysen, and Cities of Difference Guilford Press, New York, 1998 co-edited with Jane Jacobs. This builds on past and continuing efforts to emphasise redistribution in the provision of better access to services and facilities for all. The E-mail message field is required. She has been the editor of several academic journals including The Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Urban Geography and Economic Geography. Each principle is the subject of a pair of chapters.
The volume is a dramatic riposte to those who proclaim the death of 'grand theory. Her research has explored gentrification, foreclosure, urban redevelopment and community participation. He has published articles in Urban Geography, The Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Antipode and Geoforum. Kurt Iveson Kurt Iveson is the Associate Professor of Urban Geography in the School of Geosciences at the University of Sydney. This timely and insightful book examines questions of politics and identity in the age of multicultures. Susan Hanson is a Professor of Geography Emerita at Clark University. His work is located at the intersection of human geography, economic sociology, spatial planning, and urban design and architecture, with a particular interest in the political and cultural economy of globalization and cities.
The theory provides a frame for revealing new insights about conflicts and the potential of recognition theory to guide just resolutions of these conflicts is also explored. Henry Halloran Trust Research Incubator Project on urban alliance-building Organising the 21st Century City The displacement of poor and low-income people from secure and affordable housing is one of the defining issues of contemporary urbanization. Her chapter in this book grew out of a larger study focused on understanding how gender, geographic opportunity structures and geographic rootedness shape entrepreneurship in cities. Seeking to re-map the bounds of justice on a broader scale, these movements are challenging the view that justice can only be a domestic relation among fellow citizens. Their feedback was absolutely critical in improving the collection and pushing us to bring together our diversity of contributors. Publics and the City 2007. This has included looking at contests over different uses of urban public space, including the politics of protest, graffiti writing, cruising, hanging out, and outdoor advertising.
Kevin Ward is Professor of Human Geography and Director of cities manchester, University of Manchester. He is primarily interested in the question of how social justice can be achieved in cities. Each principle is the subject of a pair of chapters. . However, while debates about the politics of recognition have yielded significant theoretical insights into recognition, its logical and necessary counterpart, misrecognition, has been relatively neglected. Finally, we'd like to thank our respective families for providing the love and encouragement that makes these undertakings possible. Dr Amanda Tattersall Amanda Tattersall is a scholar and a change maker.