Pemberton, S (2017) Urban planning and the challenge of super-diversity. Policy and Politics: an international journal, 45 (4). pp. 623-641. ISSN 1470-8442

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Little attention to date has focused on the role of urban planning in responding to migration-related super-diversity. Through a focus on a city (Liverpool, UK) which is becoming increasingly super-diverse, the paper highlights the importance of class based differences – over and above ethnic and cultural differences – in shaping the practices of urban planners. Along with the recency and speed of population change, the importance of legal status and the 'visibility' of super-diversity, this may serve to increase the risk of urban planning equivalising differences between residents and concealing issues of racism and discrimination.

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Additional Information: © 2016 Policy Press. This is a post-peer-review, pre-copy edited version of an article published in Policy and Politics. The definitive publisher-authenticated version Pemberton, S, 2016. Urban planning and the challenge of super-diversity. Policy & Politics is available online at
Uncontrolled Keywords: class, recency, super-diversity, urban planning, visibility
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GB Physical geography
Divisions: Faculty of Natural Sciences > School of Physical and Geographical Sciences
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2016 14:59
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2019 09:28

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