1. Introduction

  1. Frank Gaffikin and
  2. Mike Morrissey

Published Online: 10 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444393200.ch1

Planning in Divided Cities: Collaborative Shaping of Contested Space

Planning in Divided Cities: Collaborative Shaping of Contested Space

How to Cite

Gaffikin, F. and Morrissey, M. (2011) Introduction, in Planning in Divided Cities: Collaborative Shaping of Contested Space, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444393200.ch1

Author Information

  1. Institute of Spatial and Environmental Planning, School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Queen's University, Belfast, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 11 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405192187

Online ISBN: 9781444393200

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Keywords:

  • core objective and key arguments - setting the scene;
  • spatial focus on urban settlement forms - which humanity inhabits;
  • dispute and antagonism, issues of pluralism - rivalries about imbalances in power, welfare and status among distinctive social groups;
  • black American ghetto - thoughts of Chicago, coming to mind as home of its epitome;
  • manifesto of combatant group - subject to suppression and conquest;
  • distinction between cities - divided on socio-economic or ethno-religious basis;
  • advocates of city peace-building - sense of common belonging, in politico-legal concept of citizenship;
  • urban areas, seeking amalgamations - city's neighbours, potent development axis;
  • specific spaces - subject to diverse and contested readings;
  • different models of urban planning and policy - operating in contested cities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Setting the Scene

  • Outline of Structure and Argument