Interplace Planning - Theory and Practice: Partnership and Participation in Transformation of Multicultural Neighbourhoods
The present article deals with inhabitant participation in planning. First, it presents a theoretical framework, developed on the basis of previous research on stigmatized multicultural metropolitan housing areas. Second, it describes the outcome of a planning project, including inhabitant participation, which made some use of the theoretical framework. Third, relating these outcomes to recent articles on governance, collaboration, partnerships and inhabitant participation, it concludes by focusing on two certain and interrelated themes: the question of accountability when inhabitants are involved in planning and the question of institutionalized responsibility for inhabitant participation.