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Unlearning the Colonial Cultures of Planning

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Unlearning the Colonial Cultures of Planning by Libby Porter
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Colonialization has never failed to provoke discussion and debate over its territorial, economic and political projects, and their ongoing consequences. This work argues that the state-based activity of planning was integral to these projects in conceptualizing, shaping and managing place in settler societies. Planning was used to appropriate and then produce territory for management by the state and in doing so, became central to the colonial invasion of settler states. Moreover, the book demonstrates how the colonial roots of planning endure in complex (post)colonial societies and how such roots, manifest in everyday planning practice, continue to shape land use contests between indigenous people and planning systems in contemporary (post)colonial states.

Author Biography

Dr Libby Porter, Lecturer in Spatial Planning, Department of Urban Studies, University of Glasgow, UK
Release date Australia
March 28th, 2010
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Ashgate Publishing Limited
Pages
192
Dimensions
156x234x13
ISBN-13
9780754649885
Product ID
4117028

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