There is no other book that so effectively illuminates the politics of contemporary planning - from the ideological drift of neoliberalism to the hard decisions on planning's front line. It should be on the reading lists of every university course in planning, housing, property development and urban studies. --Dr Geraint Ellis, Queens University Belfast
About the Author
Ben Clifford is Lecturer in Spatial Planning and Government at the Bartlett School of Planning, University College London. His research focuses on the British planning system, policy, governance and questions of Government. Mark Tewdwr-Jones is Professor of Town Planning at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape at Newcastle University. He is an expert in planning, the politics of the city, and land use.