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Ashok Kumar
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New DelhiDelhiIndia, 110018
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Prof. Dr. Ashok Kumar has been working in the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, teaching Planning Theory to undergraduate and postgraduate planning students since the last 22 years.  His areas of interest include Trust and Collaborative Planning Theory, Senian Capabilities and Urban Planning, and Spatial Justice. He is also interested in the epistemologies of planning. After graduating in urban and regional planning from SPA, Delhi, Prof. Kumar completed his Ph.D. in 1992 from the globally renowned Department of Civic Design, University of Liverpool, England, U.K. on the subject “Organizational Analysis of the Planning Function: A Case of the Metropolitan Districts of England.

 

Prof. Kumar has published over 80 articles in national and international refereed journals, written and edited 8 books, and published 16 book chapters with publishers such as Oxford, Cambridge, Sage, Prentice Hall and Carfax and Routledge. Prof. Ashok Kumar is a referee on some of the prestigious journals in the field of planning including ‘Urban Studies’, ‘Town Planning Review’, and Scientific Correspondent for the ‘Spatial Justice Journal’ published from Paris. Currently he is Editor of the ITPI Journal. He has been Editor of SPACE journal of SPA Delhi for over half a decade. Prof. Ashok Kumar has been regularly invited by foreign universities for conducting research and lecturing. 

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