Legislative change in Ireland : a marxist political economy critique of planning law

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dc.contributor.author Fox-Rogers, Linda
dc.contributor.author Murphy, Enda
dc.contributor.author Grist, Berna
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-16T15:35:26Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-16T15:35:26Z
dc.date.copyright 2011 Liverpool University Press
dc.date.issued 2011-11-09
dc.identifier.citation Town Planning Review en
dc.identifier.issn 0041-0020
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3536
dc.description.abstract In the planning literature relatively little attention has been given to investigating the nature of legislative change in the planning domain. Utilising a political economy approach, this paper analyses recent planning legislative change in the Republic of Ireland. The paper argues that changes in planning legislation can be interpreted within a broader agenda of entrepreneurial planning within the Irish State. In critiquing recent change, the paper highlights three key issues: (1) the state, through legislation, facilities development capital over the interests of the general population; (2) entrepreneurial planning approaches can be traced to formal legislative change; (3) recent legislative change has been designed specifically to reduce democracy in the planning process. The findings support the assertion that planning legislation facilities predominantly the elite interest groups in society over those of the 'common good'. en
dc.description.sponsorship Not applicable en
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Liverpool University Press en
dc.subject Marxist political economy en
dc.subject Planning law en
dc.subject Entreprenuerial planning en
dc.subject Power en
dc.subject.lcsh Marxian economics en
dc.subject.lcsh Planning--Law and legislation--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Entrepreneurship en
dc.title Legislative change in Ireland : a marxist political economy critique of planning law en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 82 en
dc.identifier.issue 6 en
dc.identifier.startpage 639 en
dc.identifier.endpage 668 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.3828/tpr.2011.37
dc.neeo.contributor Fox-Rogers|Linda|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Murphy|Enda|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Grist|Berna|aut|
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