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How to improve the adaptive capacity of Dutch Planning

10 proposals for change that, once implemented, will make the planning system less rigid and more adaptive. > New book. Free download @ InPlanning. > More information about Evolutionary Governance  @ governancetheory.com. Spatial planning is facing a paradox. The last … Continue reading

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Performing failure in conservation policy: The implementation of European Union directives in the Netherlands

Raoul Beunen, Kristof Van Assche and Martijn Duineveld In this paper the authors present a  theoretical perspective on transition in natural resource governance that derives from narrative theory, discourse theory, rhetoric and cultural studies. The basic assumption is that certain … Continue reading

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Tbilisi reinvented: planning, development and the unfinished project of democracy in Georgia

Kristof Van Assche & Joseph Salukvadze In this paper, we highlight the changing developmental patterns and planning strategies for the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, from late communism till the present day. Drawing on extensive fieldwork, interviews, analysis of documents and plans, … Continue reading

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Speed, Vitality and Innovation in the Reinvention of Georgian Planning Aspects of Integration and Role Formation

Kristof Van Assche, Joseph Salukvadzec & Martijn Duineveld In this paper, we investigate the influence of speedy reform in a transitional country on the reinvention of spatial planning. For the country of Georgia, we briefly outline the evolution of the … Continue reading

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