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Connecting the Dots Between Planning and Policing

The newest issue the Journal of Planning and Education Research responds to a clear need of the time: the need to address social justice in the public realm while reforming planning practices in the United States.
June 4, 2020, 5am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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The most recent issue of the Journal of Planning and Education Research responds to one of the very clear demands from urbanists and planners of color during the recent wave of protests and debates: to account for the safety of people of color in the public realm, particularity as a result of disparities in the use of police force and incarceration, before implementing ostensibly progressive planning innovations (see more on the discrepancies between intentions and results in an article published earlier this week on Planetizen).

The Journal of Planning and Education Research published the "Planning beyond Mass Incarceration" recently, while offering the entire contents of the issue temporarily for free online. 

Edited by Sheryl -Ann Simpson, Justin Steil, and Aditi Mehta, the issue includes the following essays and research:

A blog post by Lisa Schweitzer, to which we owe a hat tip for sharing the news about the open access of this issue, also provides some additional resources for informing anti-racist action into the planning practice and study.

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Published on Friday, May 22, 2020 in Journal of Planning and Education Research
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