Echoes of Empire: British Mandate planning in Palestine and its influence in the West Bank today

  title={Echoes of Empire: British Mandate planning in Palestine and its influence in the West Bank today},
  author={M. Crookston},
  journal={Planning Perspectives},
  pages={87 - 98}
ABSTRACT Almost 70 years after Great Britain gave up its Palestine Mandate, Regional Plans prepared under the Mandate still survive – as live statutory documents that are used to justify planning decisions. Behind them lies a story of how planning is unavoidably tied up with land, with rights, and with power. This article outlines the history of the making of these Plans, explores what the planners of the Mandate epoch thought they were doing, shows how the Plans have been used ever since, and… Expand
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