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Lookup NU author(s): Professor Simin Davoudi,
Dr Ruth Raynor
This is the authors' accepted manuscript of an article that has been published in its final definitive form by Liverpool University Press, 2018.
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© 2018 Liverpool University Press. All rights reserved. This Policy and Practice (P&P) originated from the round table discussion held in the UK and Ireland Planning Research Conference at Queens University Belfast from 11 to 13 September 2017. Its aim is to explore the representational and performative role of spatial imaginaries in both describing identities and ascribing them to places and thus influencing spatial relations and planning practices. The P&P consists of four contributions which reflect on and respond to the editor's opening essay by focusing on a number of key questions that are pivotal in understanding spatial imaginaries and their role in planning thoughts and practices, such as: how do spatial imaginaries come about? Which mechanisms and tools are drawn upon to construct, circulate and galvanise them? How and why do certain spatial imaginaries become dominant in planning? And what is the role of planning in generating, uncovering, enacting or resisting certain imaginaries?.
Author(s): Davoudi S, Crawford J, Raynor R, Reid B, Sykes O, Shaw D
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Town Planning Review
Print publication date: 01/03/2018
Acceptance date: 02/04/2016
Date deposited: 11/09/2018
ISSN (print): 0041-0020
ISSN (electronic): 1478-341X
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
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