Research into contractual relationships
Contracts are increasingly used as planning tools to regulate the actions of public, private, and civil actors involved in urban regeneration. The contractual relationships between these actors instigate a specific form of governance. PARCOUR argues that there are important implications of contractual planning for sustainable urban development, public accountability, and the public interest at large.
I am the Principal Coordinator with the Human Geography, Planning and International Development department at the University of Amsterdam as the project coordinator.