Fear: an underexplored motivation for planners' behaviour?

Sturzaker, JR ORCID: 0000-0002-3922-2677 and Lord, A ORCID: 0000-0001-8591-3439
(2018) Fear: an underexplored motivation for planners' behaviour? Planning Practice and Research, 33 (4). 359 - 371.

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This paper contributes to the small but growing body of literature on the factors that influence the behavioural nature of planning practice. In this contribution we specifically focus on fear and fearfulness as emotions that can be seen as having a significant bearing on the emergence of norms of practice. Using case-study evidence from England we draw upon work in behavioural psychology to argue that in some contexts fear can become a natural reaction for planners; and that helping to create a more positive atmosphere for planning decisions – a space for hope – is something we should all consider important.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fear, risk, hope, England
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2017 10:20
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2021 02:11
DOI: 10.1080/02697459.2017.1378982
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3009513