The politics of value in urban development: Valuing conflict in agonistic pluralism

  title={The politics of value in urban development: Valuing conflict in agonistic pluralism},
  author={C. McAuliffe and Dallas Rogers},
  journal={Planning Theory},
  pages={300 - 318}
In this article, we consider the role of value pluralism in theorising urban development and the politics of participatory planning. Rather than situating analyses of urban development in a monist or universalist ethics, where values are reducible to a single universal (e.g. human rights), or a normative pluralism based on the tension between different bearers of political value (e.g. liberty and equality), we argue for a plural ethics to make sense of the complex empirical reality of our… 
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