Developing Urban and Regional Foresight: Exploring Capacities and Identifying Needs in the North West
Puglisi, M and Marvin, S 2002, 'Developing Urban and Regional Foresight: Exploring Capacities and Identifying Needs in the North West' , Futures, 34 , pp. 761-777.
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Recent changes in the context for English governance are creating new opportunities for futures thinking at urban and regional level. Drawing on a study of key stakeholders concerned with urban and regional development, this paper presents an analysis of current approaches to future thinking amongst policy-makers in England’s North West region. The study offered an opportunity to explore attitudes to foresight and existing capacities amongst public, private and voluntary organisations, to find out best practices in different sectors, and to investigate potential gaps, constraints and needs in terms of futures thinking. The paper describes the main results from the North West study and concludes by exploring ways of enhancing the capacity for territorial foresight at urban and regional levels.
|Themes:||Built and Human Environment|
|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology|
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Sustainable Urban and Regional Futures (SURF)
|Journal or Publication Title:||Futures|
|Depositing User:||Institutional Repository|
|Date Deposited:||29 Jul 2011 12:34|
|Last Modified:||25 Aug 2011 10:55|
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