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People Planning at 50
People and Planning at Fifty: What to commemorate? ‘Other’ international milestones of democratising city-making

Published in Planning Theory & Practice, 20(5), pp. 751-755 

"What to commemorate? ‘Other’ international milestones of democratising city-making” is a short piece included as part of an Interface edited by Andy Inch for the journal Planning Theory & Practice. The Interface, under the title 'People and Planning at Fifty', presents a series of reflections around the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of the UK report 'People and Planning', known as the Skeffington Report. In their piece, Alexandre Apsan Frediani and Camila Cociña ask what ‘other’ reports, moments, events, policy or concrete achievement around democratising city-making should be celebrated internationally, approaching three academics, professionals and activists to share there thought on it: Celine d’Cruz, Vanessa Watson and Eva García-Chueca. By looking at these alternative or ‘other’ milestones, the piece problematises and recognises the different trajectories through which participation and planning have developed internationally. 

Suggested citations: Frediani, A. A., & Cociña, C. (2019). People and Planning at Fifty: What to commemorate? ‘Other’ international milestones of democratising city-making. Planning Theory & Practice, 20(5), 751-755. DOI: 10.1080/14649357.2019.1680165

Citation of full Interface: 

Inch, A., Sartorio, F., Bishop, J., Beebeejaun, Y., McClymont, K., Frediani, A.A., Cociña, C. & Quick K.S. (2019). People and Planning at Fifty/‘People and Planning’ 50 Years On: The Never-Ending Struggle for Planning to Engage with People/Skeffington: A View From The Coalface/From Participation to Inclusion/Marking the 50th Anniversary of Skeffington: Reflections from a Day of Discussion/What to Commemorate? ‘Other’ International Milestones of Democratising City-Making/An American’s Reflections on Skeffington’s Relevance at 50. Planning Theory & Practice, 20:5, 735-759. DOI: 10.1080/14649357.2019.1680165


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