Planning Forum Volume 11

MAY 2005

Planning Forum is an annual publication produced by graduate and doctoral students in the Department of Community and Regional Planning at The University of Texas at Austin. The journal publishes peer-reviewed scholarly articles as well as critical explorations in less-conventional formats. Planning Forum serves as a platform for emerging voices and new perspectives on the most pressing issues in the field. Scholars, practitioners, activists, and writers of all kinds are welcome to submit.

The articles contained within Volume 11 represent a broad range of scholarly work, from the application of social theory to city planning to a prescient debate over economic incentive policies. The articles also present several different styles of writing, showing that the planning article itself can be as diverse as its subject matter.


Seth S. Otto
Kate Bushman
April Geruso


Alexis Cooper
Nora Keane
Michelle Marx
Vipin Nambiar