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Steven Henderson

Dr Steven Henderson has research interests in urban and regional development, governance and sustainability. Steven obtained a PhD for his work examining land-use conflict around Australian cities, and has engaged in research projects in English universities investigating brownfield development processes, area-based regeneration initiatives and the implications of adopted urban sustainability pathways. His past research has drawn upon interviews with diverse stakeholders, case studies and other social science methods.  Whilst in England, Steven lectured on topics including environmental management, housing regulation, neighbourhood renewal and participative processes. He has published within geography, planning and urban journals.

Selected Publications:

Henderson S.R. (forthcoming) State intervention in vacant residential properties: an evaluation of Empty Dwelling Management Orders in England, Environment and Planning C. 

Henderson, S. (forthcoming) From sub-regional networks to sub-regional localism: Experiences of collaboration in England’s historical Black Country, Regional Studies  

Henderson, S. (2012) ‘An evaluation of the layering and legacy of area-based regeneration initiatives in England: the case of Wolverhampton’, Urban Studies 49(6) 1201-1227.

Henderson, S. (2011) ‘City centre retail development in England: land assembly and business experiences of area change processes’, Geoforum 42(5), 592-602

Henderson, S. (2010) ‘Developer Collaboration in urban land development: partnership working in Paddington, London’, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 28(1), 165-185 

Henderson, S., Bowlby, S. and Raco, M. (2007) ‘Re-fashioning local government and inner-city regeneration: The Salford experience’, Urban Studies 44(8), 1441-1463. 

Raco, M. and Henderson, S. (2006) ‘Sustainable urban planning and the brownfield development process in the United Kingdom: lessons from the Thames Gateway’, Local Environment 11(5), 499-513.  

Henderson, S.R. (2005) ‘Managing land-use conflict around urban centres: Australian poultry farmer attitudes towards relocation’, Applied Geography 25(2), 97-119.

Hoggart, K. and Henderson, S. (2005) ‘Excluding exceptions: housing non-affordability and the oppression of environmental sustainability?’, Journal of Rural Studies 21, 181-196.