Professor Simin Davoudi
Professor of Environmental Policy & Planning, Director of GURU
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Simin Davoudi is Professor of Environment Policy & Planning and Director of Global Urban Research Unit (GURU) at the School of Architecture, Planning & Landscape.
She is past President of the Association of the European Schools of Planning (AESOP), Fellow of the Royal Town Planning Institute (FRTPI), Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS) and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA).
She has served as expert advisor for the UK Government, led the Office of Deputy Prime Minister’s Planning Research Network (2002-2006), served on the Social Science Expert Panel (2011-2015) for Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and Expert Panel on Housing Markets and Planning Analysis for Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG). She is a member of DEFRA Science Advisory Council's Social Science Expert Group.
She has served as member of Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) Climate Working Group 3, the International Advisory Committee of the Netherland's Urbanising Deltas of the World Research Programme, and the Advisory Board of Helsinki Urban Academy. She has served as member of Expert Groups for: the EU DG Environment (on Thematic Strategy on Sustainable Urban Management) and DG Regional Policy (on Green paper on Territorial Cohesion), the Irish and Austrian EU Presidency Seminars, and Advisory Group for the UK ESPON Contact Point.
Simin chaired and has been a member of numerous research assessment panels in the UK and Europe including, the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) Sub-Panel 16 (Architecture, Built Environment and Planning); the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Grant Assessment Panel C (2010-2014); the assessment panels for UK-China and EU-China research programmes on urban transformation, and Expert Review Panels for national research programmes in the Netherlands, Finland, Norway, Ireland, Germany, Sweden and Portugal.
She has held Wibout visiting professorship at the University of Amsterdam, Alexander von Humboldt visiting professorship at the University of Nijmegen, visiting professorships at: Blekinge Institute of Technology’s Swedish School of Planning, Virginia Tech (USA), RMIT (Australia) and Tampere (Finland); served on: the Departmental Advisory Council for University of Hong Kong, Advisory Board of the BTH, Expert Advisory Group for the ex-post Evaluation of the Interreg III (2006) programme. She was co-chair of the 4th American and European Planning Schools (ACSP-AESOP) Joint Congress Committee (Chicago, 2008) and member of their 5th JCC (Dublin, 2013).
Simin is co-Editor of the Journal of Environmental Planning & Management, founding member of the editorial team of 21st Century Society (Journal of the Academy of Social Sciences) and member of the editorial boards of 9 other international, peer-reviewed journals. She is on Editorial Board member of Springer's Urban Book Series.
She has more than 180 academic publications including: 10 books, 5 special issues, over 77 articles, 60 book chapters and numerous governments’ commissioned research reports. Some of her work has been translated into Italian, German, Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish and Persian and disseminated through numerous keynote and invited speeches around the world.
She has led / participated in 33 projects on themes related to cities, spatial planning, urban and environmental governance, climate change and resilience, funded by the UK research councils, European Frameworks and other research funding bodies with a total value of about £20 million.
Books include: The Resilience Machine (2018, Routledge), Companion in Environmental Planning and Sustainability (2018, Routledge), Justice and Fairness in the City (2016, Policy Press), Reconsidering Localism (2015, Routledge), Town and Country Planning in the UK (2015, Routledge), Climate Change and Sustainable Cities (2013, Routledge), Conceptions of Space and Place in Strategic Spatial Planning (2009, Routledge), Planning for Climate Change (2009, Earthscan), Planning for a Sustainable Future (2001, Spon),Planning, Governance and Spatial Strategy in Britain (2000, Macmillan), Managing Cities, The New Urban Context (1995, Wiley) and Rebuilding the City (1992, Spon).
2006–date: Professor of Environmental Policy and Planning, Director of GURU (2016-) School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Co-Director, IRES (2006-2010), Theme Coordinator, NIReS (2010-2014), Associate Director, IfS (2014-) University of Newcastle
2000-2006: Professor of Planning and Environment, Director of Centre for Urban Development and Environmental Management (CUDEM), Leeds Metropolitan University, School of Built Environment
1996 -00: Lecturer in Planning, Director of Undergraduate Planning Programme, University College London, Bartlett School of Planning
1993-96: Planning Officer, Northumberland County Council (part-time)
1989-96: Research Associate, Newcastle University, Department of Town and Country Planning (1989-93: full-time, 1993-96: part-time)
1988-89: Planning Consultant, Tyne and Wear Development Corporation
1984-86: Architect-Planner, Ardam Consulting Engineers
1982-84: Architect-Planner, Akhir Consulting Engineers
Externally funded research projects
2011-2015 (PI) ARCH (Architecture and roadmap to manage multiple pressures on lagoons), EU Framework Programme (FP)7 (APL share: c. €300,000) led by Norwegian Geotechnical Institute
2011-2013, (PI) Territorial Governance, ESPON (c. € 700,000, APL share, €120,000) led by Nordregio
2012-2013, Global SECURE Sustainable Energy through China-UK Research Engagement, EPSRC, CoI, (total project value: £500,000; APL share c. £40,000) in collaboration with Peking and Wuhan Universities in China
2011- 2012 (CoI) Bridging the Gap, Retrofitting Sustainability, EPSRC (£47,500 shared with other NIReS theme leaders)
2009-2011 (PI) SUME (Sustainable Urban Metabolism for Europe), EU FP7 (c. €3,000,000, APL share: c. €451,720)
2009-2011 (PI) Territorial Impact of Climate Change, ESPON, core partner (c. € 1,000,000, APL share, €100,000) led by Technical University of Dortmund
2009-2011 (CoI) ARCADIA Adaptation and Resilience in Cities: Analysis and Decision-making using Integrated Assessment, funded by the EPSRC, Co-Investigator, led by J. Hall, Newcastle University, c. £1,000,000 (APL share: £133,915)
2008 (PI) United Nation Global Report on Human Settlement 2009, Chapter 4: The Institutional and Regulatory Framework for Planning, funded by the UN Habitat, PI, $16500 (with Healey, Vigar and Majale)
2007-08 (PI) Supporting the Development of a Social Science Strategy for joint DEFRA / Environment Agency Research Programme on Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management, funded by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), led by Collingwood Environment
2003-06 (PI) Leading Planning Research Network, funded by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minster (£90,700)
2005 (PI) Spatial Vision Synthesis Report, funded by EU Interreg IIIB North West Europe, €40,700,
2004-06 (PI) Spatial Scenarios and Orientations in Relation to the ESDP and Cohesion Policy, funded by European Spatial Planning Observatory Network (ESPON) programme, core partner, led by Université Libre de Bruxelles (€1,500,000, CUDEM share: €145,000 )
2001-04 (PI) Regionalisation and the New Politics of Waste, funded by the ESRC, (£121,000) principal investigator
2004-06 (PI) Governance of Territorial and Urban Policies from EU to Local Level, funded by the European Spatial Planning Observatory Network (ESPON) programme, core partner, led by University of Valencia (c.€400,000, CUDEM share: €37000)
2004-06 (PI) Spatial implication so the Lisbon-Gothenburg Agenda, funded by the European Spatial Planning Observatory Network (ESPON) programme, core partner, led by University of Rome (c. €450,000, CUDEM share: €55000)
2004-06 (PI) Geoland: The Use of Earth observation (Remote Sensing) Data for Spatial Analysis, funded by EU Framework Programme 6 Integrated Project, core partner (c. €10,000,000, CUDEM share: €102000)
2002-04 (PI) Urban-rural relationships in Europe, funded by ESPON Programme, core partner, led by Helsinki University of Technology (€450,000, CUDEM share: €45,000)
2002-04 (PI) Role of cities as nodes of polycentric development, funded by ESPON programme, core partner, led by the Nordic Centre for Spatial Planning (NORDREGIO), (€450,000, CUDEM share: €45,000)
1998-00 (CoI) SPESP: Study Programme on European Spatial Planning, funded jointly by the EU DGXVI and DETR, co-investigator and project manager for UCL Team, led by Newcastle Univ (UCL share c.£20,000).
1998-01 (PI) BEQUEST: Building Environmental Quality Evaluation for Sustainability trough Time, funded by the EU DGXII concerted Action, associate partner, led by Salford University (c. UCL share €9,000).
1995-97 (CoI) Development Plans and the Regulatory Forms of the Planning System, funded by the ESRC, co-investigator, Newcastle Univ. (c. £90,000)
1996-97 (CoI) Medium-sized Cities and Environmental and Socio-Economic Developments in the Regions of the EU, funded by the European Foundation for Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, co-investigator
2000-01 (CoI) ESPRIN Continuation and the development of ESPRID database, funded by the DETR, co-investigator, led by Newcastle University
2000 -01 (CoI) Study in European Spatial Planning in support of a new MSc Programme in Bartlett Schools of Planning, UCL, funded by the DETR, co-investigator (c.£20,000)
2001 (PI) Appraisal of Objective 2 Integrated Development Plans for the Yorkshire and Humber Region, funded by GOYH (led by MTL and EKOS)
1992-95 (CoI) Monitoring and Evaluation of the City Challenge Initiative in North Tyneside, funded by the North Tyneside City Challenge Company, Newcastle University
1991-92 (RA) Monitoring and Evaluation of the Newcastle City Challenge Initiatives, funded jointly by the City Action Team (DoE), Newcastle Uni
1989-1990 (PI) Availability of Flexible Training Provision within Employment Training, commissioned by the Tyneside Training and Enterprise Council, principal investigator, Newcastle Uni.
1989-90 (RA) Urban Regeneration, the Development Process, and the Urban Fabric, funded by the Newcastle University Research Committee
Simin has thought at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in areas related to: the UK planning system, European spatial planning, UK urban policy and regeneration, environmental planning particularly waste management, climate change and resilience, city-region and polycentric urban development, urban-rural relationship, territorial cohesion, territorial governance, futures and scenario buildings.
- Dijst M, Worrell E, Bocker L, Brunner P, Davoudi S, Geertman S, Harmsen R, Helbich M, Holtslag AAM, Kwan M-P, Lenz B, Lyons G, Mokhtarian PL, Newman P, Perrels A, Ribeiro AP, Rosales Carreon J, Thomson G, Urge-Vorsatz D, Zeyringer M. Exploring urban metabolism - Towards an interdisciplinary perspective. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 2018, 132, 190-203.
- Davoudi S. Just Resilience. City and Community 2018, 17(1), 3-7.
- Davoudi S, Crawford J, Raynor R, Reid B, Sykes O, Shaw D. Spatial imaginaries: Tyrannies or transformations?. Town Planning Review 2018, 89(2), 97-124.
- Davoudi S. Spatial Planning: the Promised Land or roll-out neoliberalism?. In: Michael Gunder, Ali Madanipour and Vanessa Watson, ed. The Routledge Handbook of Planning Theory. New York, NY, USA: Routledge, 2018, pp.15-27.
- Brooks L, Davoudi S. Litter and Social Practices. Journal of Litter and Local Environmental Quality 2017, 1(1), 16-25.
- Davoudi S, Madanipour A. Multi-level governance und stadtentwicklung. Heidelberg, Germany: Internationale Bauausstellung, 2017. Available at: http://www.iba.heidelberg.de/deutsch/wissen/logbuecher/simin-davoudi-ali-madanipour-multilevel-governance-und-stadtentwicklung.html.
- Davoudi S. Planned City. In: Anthony Orum, ed. The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Urban and Regional Studies. Wiley-Blackwell, 2019. In Press.
- Bohland J, Davoudi S, Lawrence J, ed. The Resilience Machine. New York: Routledge, 2018.
- Davoudi S, Sturzaker J. Urban form, policy packaging and sustainable urban metabolism. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 2017, 120, 55-64.
- Bell D, Davoudi S. A fairer city: Towards a pluralistic, relational and multi-scalar perspective. In: Justice and Fairness in the City: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to 'Ordinary' Cities. Bristol: Policy Press, 2016, pp.265-280.
- Davoudi S, Zaucha J, Brooks E. Evolutionary Resilience and Complex Lagoon Systems. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 2016, 12(4), 711-718.
- Davoudi S, Bell D, ed. Justice and Fairness in the City, A multi-disciplinary approach to ‘ordinary’ cities. Bristol: Policy Press, 2016.
- Davoudi S, Bell D. Justice and fairness in the city: A multi-disciplinary approach to 'ordinary' cities. Policy Press, 2016.
- Davoudi S, Bell D. Local environmental justice. In: Justice and Fairness in the City: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to 'Ordinary' Cities. Policy Press, 2016, pp.21-24.
- Cowie P, Madanipour A, Davoudi S, Vigar G. Maintaining stable regional territorial governance institutions in times of change: Greater Manchester Combined Authority. In: Peter Schmitt and Lisa Van Well, ed. Territorial Governance across Europe: Pathways, Practices and Prospects. London, UK: Routledge, 2016, pp.141-156.
- Bell D, Davoudi S. Participation, procedural fairness and local decision making. In: Justice and Fairness in the City: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to 'Ordinary' Cities. Policy Press, 2016, pp.167-170.
- Davoudi S. Resilience and the Governmentality of Unknowns. In: Bevir M, ed. Governmentality after neoliberalism. New York: Routledge, 2016, pp.210-249.
- Davoudi S. Resilient territories and territorial cohesion: different origins, similar destination. In: D. Chandler and J. Coaffee, ed. Routledge Handbook of International Resilience. London: Routledge, 2016. Submitted.
- Davoudi S. Response to Ernst Alexander’s comments. Planning Theory 2016, 15(2), 215-216.
- Bell D, Davoudi S. Social justice and life course. In: Justice and Fairness in the City: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to 'Ordinary' Cities. Policy Press, 2016, pp.209-212.
- Davoudi S, Bell D. Spatial justice and the right to the city. In: Justice and Fairness in the City: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to 'Ordinary' Cities. Policy Press, 2016, pp.103-106.
- Zaucha J, Davoudi S, Slob A, Bouma G, van Meerkerk I, Oen AMP, Breedveld GD. State-of-the-lagoon reports as vehicles of cross-disciplinary integration. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 2016, 12(4), 690-700.
- Davoudi S, Bell D. Understanding justice and fairness in and of the city. In: Justice and Fairness in the City: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to 'Ordinary' Cities. Policy Press, 2016, pp.1-20.
- Davoudi S, Brooks E. Urban greenspace and environmental justice claims. In: Justice and Fairness in the City: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to 'Ordinary' Cities. Policy Press, 2016, pp.25-48.
- Davoudi S. Values of and values in planning. Town Planning Review 2016, 87(6), 615-618.
- Davoudi S. Environment, sustainability and climate change. In: Cullingworth et al, ed. Town and Country Planning in the UK. London: Routledge, 2015, pp.245-315.
- Davoudi S. From Risk Society to Security Society. In: Risk Governance: The Articulation of Hazard, Politics and Ecology. Springer Netherlands, 2015, pp.465-467.
- Davoudi S, Cowie P. Guiding Principles of ‘Good’ Territorial Governance. In: Peter Schmitt and Lisa Van Well, ed. Territorial Governance across Europe: Pathways, Practices and Prospects. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2015, pp.48-59.
- Cowie P, Davoudi S. Is Small Really Beautiful? The Legitimacy of Neighbourhood Planning. In: Davoudi, S and Madanipour A, ed. Reconsidering Localism. London, UK: Routledge, 2015, pp.168-191.
- Davoudi S, Harper G, Petts J, Whatmore S. Judging research quality to support evidence-informed environmental policy. Environmental Evidence 2015, 4(9), 1-3.
- Davoudi S, Madanipour A. Localism and the ‘post-social’ governmentality. In: Davoudi, S and Madanipour, A, ed. Reconsidering Localism. London: Routledge, 2015, pp.77-103.
- Madanipour A, Davoudi S. Localism: Institutions, Territories, Representations. In: Davoudi, S and Madanipour, A, ed. Reconsidering Localism. London: Routledge, 2015, pp.11-30.
- Davoudi S. Planning as practice of knowing. Planning Theory 2015, 14(3), 316-331.
- Davoudi S, Madanipour A, ed. Reconsidering Localism. London, UK: Routledge, 2015.
- Davoudi S. Research impact: Should the sky be the limit?. In: E. Silva, P. Healey, N. Harris and P. van den Broeck, ed. The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods. London: Routledge, 2015, pp.405-413.
- Davoudi S. The framework of plans. In: Cullingworth et al, ed. Town and Country Planning in the UK. London, UK: Routledge, 2015, pp.85-137.
- Hart T, Davoudi S, Vigar G. The nature of planning. In: Cullingworth, JB; Nadin, V; Hart, T; Davoudi, S; Pendlebury, J; Vigar, G; Webb, D; Townshend, T, ed. Town and Country Planning in the UK. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2015.
- Van Well L, Davoudi S, Rivolin UJ, Kovacs IP, Schmitt P. Towards future territorial governance. In: Van Well L; Schmitt P, ed. Territorial Governance Across Europe: Pathways, Practices and Prospects. Abingdon, UK: Taylor and Francis Inc, 2015, pp.254-267.
- Cullingworth B, Nadin V, Hart T, Davoudi S, Pendlebury J, Vigar G, Webb D, Townshend T. Town and Country Planning in the UK. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2015.
- Davoudi S. Climate change, securitisation of nature, and resilient urbanism. Environment and Planning C - Goverment and Policy 2014, 32(2), 360-375.
- Brooks E, Davoudi S. Climate justice and retrofitting for energy efficiency. disP: The Planning Review 2014, 50(3), 101-110.
- Davoudi S, Dilley L, Crawford J. Energy consumption behaviour: rational or habitual?. disP: The Planning Review 2014, 50(3), 11-19.
- Davoudi S, Dilley L, Crawford J. Energy consumption behaviour: rational or habitual?. disP 2014, 50(3), 11-19.
- Davoudi S, Zhao P, Brooks E. Retrofitting cities for low-carbon urban futures in Europe and China. disP - The Planning Review 2014, 50(3), 6-10.
- Tranos E, Davoudi S. The regional impact of climate change on winter tourism in Europe. Tourism Planning and Development 2014, 11(2), 163-178.
- Davoudi S. Urban Futures. In: M. Tewdwr-Jones, N. Phelps and R. Freestone, ed. The Planning Imagination: Peter Hall and the Study of Urban and Regional Planning. Oxon: Routledge, 2014, pp.252-267.
- Davoudi S, Brooks E. When does unequal become unfair? Judging claims of environmental injustice. Environment and Planning A 2014, 46(11), 2686-2702.
- Priemus H, Davoudi S, ed. Climate Change and Sustainable Cities. London: Routledge, 2013.
- Davoudi S, Cowie P. Are English neighbourhood forums democratically legitimate?. Planning Theory & Practice 2013, 14(4), 562-566.
- Davoudi S. Climate change and the role of spatial planning in England. In: Knieling, J., Filho, W.L, ed. Climate Change Governance. Berlin: Springer, 2013, pp.153-169.
- Davoudi s, Cowie P, Madanipour A, Vigar G. ESPON TANGO - Territorial Approaches for New Governance. Final Report. Luxembourg, Luxembourg: ESPON Coordination Unit, 2013.
- Davoudi S, Brooks E, Mehmood A. Evolutionary resilience and strategies for climate adaptation. Planning Practice and Research 2013, 28(3), 307-322.
- Brooks E, Davoudi S. Governmental policy needs to reflect social justice issues in the prevention of litter. In: Litter - Making a Real Difference. London: Keep Britain Tidy, 2013, pp.11-14.
- Davoudi S, Madanipour A. Localism and neo-liberal governmentality. Town Planning Review 2013, 84(5), 551-562.
- Davoudi S. On Democracy, Representation beyond the ballot box. disP, The Planning Review 2013, 49(3), 4-5.
- Davoudi S. On Justice: Towards a Framework for "Just Planning". disP, The Planning Review 2013, 49(2), 4-5.
- Davoudi S. On Resilience. disP, The Planning Review 2013, 49(1), 4-5.
- Davoudi S. On Securitisation of Nature. disP, The Planning Review 2013, 49(4), 4-5.
- Davoudi S, Brooks E. Tackling Low Standards in Local Environmental Quality. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Global Urban Research Unit, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University, 2013.
- Davoudi S. Resilience: a bridging concept or a dead end?. Planning Theory and Practice 2012, 13(2), 299-307.
- Davoudi S, Zonneveld W. Amsterdam: A multicultural capital of culture. In: Anheier, H.K., Isar, Y.R, ed. Cities, Cultural Policy and Governance. London: Sage publication, 2012, pp.292-310.
- Davoudi S. Climate risk and security: New meanings of 'the environment' in the English planning system. European Planning Studies 2012, 20(1), 49-69.
- Davoudi S, Brooks E. Environmental Justice and the City: Executive Summary. Newcastle upon Tyne: Global Urban Research Unit, Newcastle University, 2012.
- Davoudi S, Brooks E. Environmental Justice and the City: Full Report. Newcastle upon Tyne: Global Urban Research Unit, Newcastle University, 2012.
- Priemus H, Davoudi S. Special Issue: Climate Change and Sustainable Cities Introduction. European Planning Studies 2012, 20(1), 1-6.
- Davoudi S. Territorial cohesion and the European open method of coordination. In: Zonneveld, W., de Vries, J., Janssen-Jansen, L, ed. European Territorial Governance. Delft, Netherlands: IOS Press, 2012, pp.45-53.
- Davoudi S. The legacy of positivism and the emergence of interpretive tradition in spatial planning. Regional Studies 2012, 46(4), 429-441.
- Davoudi S, Madanipour A. Two Charters of Athens and Two Visions of Utopia: Functional and Connected. Built Environment 2012, 38(4), 459-468.
- Davoudi S, Mehmood A, Brooks E. Gap Analysis of the London Climate Change Adaptation Strategy. Newcastle upon Tyne: Newcastle University, 2011. GURU Working Paper 44.
- Davoudi S. Localism and the Reform of the Planning System in England. DISP 2011, 47(4), 92-94.
- Davoudi S. Conceptions of the city region: A critical review (Chinese translation). Urban Planning International 2010, 6, 45-52.
- Davoudi S, Pendlebury J. Evolution of planning as an academic discipline. Town Planning Review 2010, 81(6), 613-644.
- Davoudi S. Social Cohesion and European Social Model. Italian Journal of Regional Science 2010, 9(1), 123-126.
- Davoudi S, Wishardt M, Strange I. The ageing of Europe: Demographic scenarios of Europe's futures. Futures 2010, 42(8), 794-803.
- Davoudi S, Dammers E. The territorial futures of Europe: Introduction to the special issue. Futures 2010, 42(8), 779-784.
- Davoudi S. Asymmetric development in spatial planning: positivist content and poststructuralist processes. In: Davoudi, S., Strange, I, ed. Conceptions of Space and Place in Strategic Spatial Planning. London, UK: Routledge, 2009, pp.207-243.
- Davoudi S. City-Region. In: R. Kitchin and N. Thrift, ed. International Encyclopaedia of Human Geography. Oxford, UK: Elsevier, 2009, pp.125-135.
- Davoudi S, Crawford J, Mehmood A. Climate change and spatial planning responses. In: Davoudi S; Crawford J; Mehmood A, ed. Planning for Climate Change: Strategies for Mitigation and Adaptation. London: Earthscan Ltd, 2009, pp.7-18.
- Davoudi S, Strange I, ed. Conceptions of Space and Place in Strategic Spatial Planning. London: Routledge, 2009.
- Davoudi S. Governing waste: introduction to the special issue. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 2009, 52(2), 131-136.
- Davoudi S, Crawford J, Mehmood A, ed. Planning for climate change: strategies for mitigation and adaptation for spatial planners. London: Earthscan, 2009.
- Davoudi S. Scalar tensions in the governance of waste: the resilience of state spatial Keynesianism. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 2009, 52(2), 137-156.
- Davoudi S, Strange I. Space and place in the twentieth century planning: an analytical framework and an historical review. In: Davoudi, Simin; Strange, Ian, ed. Conceptions of Space and Place in Strategic Spatial Planning. Routledge, 2009, pp.9-63.
- Davoudi S. Territorial cohesion, European social model and transnational cooperation. In: Knieling, J. and Othengrafen, F, ed. Planning Cultures in Europe: Decoding Cultural Phenomena in Urban and Regional Planning. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2009, pp.269-279.
- Davoudi S, Healey P, Vigar G, Majale M. The Institutional and Regulatory Framework for Planning. In: UN Habitat, ed. Planning Sustainable Cities. London: Earthscan, 2009.
- Davoudi S. Conceptions of the city region: A critical review. Journal of Urban Design and Planning 2008, (DP2), 51-60.
- Davoudi S, Hall P, Power A. Key issues for planning futures and the way forward. Twenty-First Century Society: Journal of the Academy of Social Sciences 2008, 3(3), 229-247.
- Davoudi S, Evans N, Governa F, Santangelo M. Territorial governance in the making. Approaches, methodologies, practices. Boletin de la Asociacion de Geografos Espanoles 2008, (46), 33-+.
- Davoudi S. Territorial Cohesion, European social model and spatial policy research. In: Faludi, A, ed. Territorial Cohesion and the European Model of Society. Cambridge, Mass: Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, 2007, pp.81-104.
- Davoudi S. Evidence-based planning: Rhetoric and reality. DISP 2006, 165(2), 14-24.
- Davoudi S. The evidence-policy interface in strategic waste planning for urban environments: The 'technical' and the 'social' dimensions. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 2006, 24(5), 681-700.
- Davoudi S, Whitney D. British Planning Education: Past, Present and the Future. Urban 2005, 10, 17-33.
- Davoudi S, Wishardt M. Polycentric Turn in the Irish Spatial Strategy. Built Environment 2005, 31(2), 122-132.
- Davoudi S, Evans N. The challenge of governance in regional waste planning. Environment and Planning C: Governance and Policy 2005, 23(4), 493-517.
- Davoudi S. Understanding Territorial Cohesion. Planning Practice and Research 2005, 20(4), 433-441.
- Davoudi S. La partecipazione nella pianificazione per la sostenibilità. Urbanistica 2003, 120, 119-129.
- Davoudi S. Polycentricity in European Spatial Planning: From an Analytical Tool to a Normative Agenda. European Planning Studies 2003, 11(8), 979-999.
- Davoudi S. Urban-rural relationships: an introduction and brief history. Built Environment 2002, 28(4).
- Layard A, Davoudi S, Batty S. Planning for a Sustainable Future. London: Spon, 2001.
- Davoudi S. Planning for waste management: changing discourses and institutional relationships. Progress in Planning 2000, 53(3), 165-216.
- Vigar GI, Healey P, Hull A, Davoudi S. Planning, Governance and Spatial Strategy in Britain: an institutionalist analysis. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000.
- Healey P, Vigar G, Hull A, Davoudi S. Planning, Governance and Spatial Strategy in Britain: An Institutionalist Analysis. London: Macmillan, 2000.
- Davoudi S. Sustainability: A New Vision for the British Planning System. Planning Perspectives 2000, 15(2), 123-137.
- Davoudi S, Atkinson R. The Concept of Social Exclusion in the European Union: Context, Development and Possibilities. Journal of Common Market Studies 2000, 38(3), 427-448.
- Davoudi S, Atkinson R. Social Exclusion and the British Planning System. Planning Practice and Research 1999, 14(2), 225-236.
- Davoudi S. Sostenibilità: Una Nuova Visione per il Sistema Britannico di Pianificazione. Urbanistica 1999, 112, 78-83.
- Cameron SJ, S Davoudi. Combating social exclusion, looking in or looking out. Social Exclusion in European Cities, London: Jessica Kingsley/Regional Studies Association, 235-252 1998.
- Cameron, S & Davoudi, S. Combating social exclusion, looking in or looking out?. London: Jessica Kingsley/Regional Studies Association, 1998.
- Cameron, S & Davoudi, S. Combating social exclusion, looking in or looking out?. 1998. .
- Davoudi S, Hull A, Healey P. Environmental concerns and economic imperatives in strategic plan making. Town Planning Review 1996, 67(4), 421-435.
- Davoudi S. City Challenge: the Three-Way Partnership. Planning Practice and Research 1995, 10(3/4), 333-345.