About the Author
Jonathan Metzger is Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional studies at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. He has a broad social scientific background and concrete experiences from working as a planning practitioner on the regional and transnational levels. His research interests include spatial theory, the ethnography of planning practice and more-than-human perspectives on urban planning and regional development.Philip Allmendinger is Fellow of Clare College and Head of Department / Professor of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge, UK. He has published extensively in the areas of property and planning, planning theory, policy and practice, land and property regulation, housing and local government.Stijn Oosterlynck is Associate Professor in Urban Sociology at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. He is the chair of the Research Centre on Inequality, Poverty, Social Exclusion and the City (OASeS) and of the Antwerp Urban Studies Institute. His research focuses on the political sociology of urban development and planning and local social innovation and welfare state restructuring.