Category: Books

Publication ‘Smart about Cities’

The discourse on ‘Smart Cities’ is everywhere. It promises an era of innovative urban planning, driven by smart urban technologies that will make cities safer, cleaner and, above all, more efficient. Efficiency seems uncontroversial but […]

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Strong Stories

“Strong Stories. How the Dutch are reinventing spatial planning“ (010 Publishers, 2010)   Spatial planning in the Netherlands involves a diverse range of partnerships between government bodies, centres of knowledge, the public, and organizations in […]

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Authoritative Governance

Now in paperback: Authoritative Governance: Policy Making in the Age of Mediatization (Oxford University Press, hb 2009, pb 2011) The role of the media has become a central part of politics and policy in the […]