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Professor Mark Goodwin

Professor Mark Goodwin

Deputy Vice Chancellor (External Engagement) and Professor of Human Geography

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 01392 725834

 Northcote House 

 

Northcote House, University of Exeter, The Queen’s Drive,  Exeter, EX4 4QJ, UK

Overview

Mark is Professor of Human Geography and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Affairs). Mark leads on External Affairs for the University within the UK and is also responsible for the University's activities on our Cornwall Campuses.  He is the University lead for equality and diversity and line manages the University of Exeter Business School and the College of Social Sciences and International Studies.  From 2010-2013 he was Dean of the College of Life and Environmental Sciences, which comprises the disciplines of Biosciences, Geography, Psychology and Sport and Health Sciences. He graduated from the University of Sussex, before completing his PhD at the London School of Economics.  Before becoming Dean in 2010, he was Head of the School of Geography, and prior to that was Head of the School of Geography, Archaeology and Earth Resources.   He joined the staff at Exeter in 2004, arriving from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, where he was Director of the Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences.  He served on the ESRC’s Strategic Research Board from 2003-2007, and was its Vice-Chair from 2006-2007.  He was elected as an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences in 2011.

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Research

Research interests

The body of Mark’s research has centred on an analysis of the structures and processes of sub-national government. Empirical work on the changing nature of government has been carried out in both urban and rural areas, and conceptual and theoretical work has helped to elaborate the concepts of local state and local governance. Drawing on this work he has sought to extend and develop a geographically sensitive variant of regulation theory, and is now engaged in developing a spatially informed strategic-relational state theory. This has been pursued through a wide range of externally funded projects involving significant interdisciplinary research, especially with political scientists and sociologists. He is the only geographer to have held ESRC grants in both the Local Governance Research Programme and the Devolution and Constitutional Change Research Programme, and was the only geography participant in the ESRC seminar series on Local Governance and Local Government. He has directed a number of research projects, worth in total over £2 million, funded by the ESRC, Welsh Assembly Government, Joseph Rowntree Foundation and a variety of local, regional and national agencies. He has also been Chair of the Political Geography Research group, a study group of the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers.

His publications include over 50 refereed papers and chapters, and he has written or edited 9 books, including Introducing Human Geographies (Routledge), Practising Human Geography (Sage) and Envisioning Human Geographies (Arnold).  Introducing Human Geographies is the leading undergraduate Human Geography textbook in the UK, and its third edition will be published by Routledge in 2013. His most recent book Rescaling the State: Devolution and the Geographies of Economic Governance was published by Manchester University Press in 2012.

Publications

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Key publications


Goodwin MA (2012). Regions, Territories and Relationality: Exploring the Regional Dimensions of Political Practice. Regional Studies Full text.
Goodwin MA, Jones M, Jones R (2012). Rescaling the State: Devolution and the Geographies of Economic Governance. Manchester, Manchester University Press.
Pemberton S, Goodwin M (2010). Rethinking the changing structures of rural local government - state power, rural politics and local political strategies?. Journal of Rural Studies Abstract.  Full text.
Goodwin M (2008). Rural Governance, devolution & policy delivery. In Woods M (Ed) New Labour's Countryside: Rural Policy in Britain since 1997, Bristol: the Policy Press, 45-58.

Publications by category


Books

(2014). Envisioning human geographies. Abstract.
Cloke PJ, Crang P, Goodwin M (eds)(2014). Introducing Human Geographies. London, Routledge.
Goodwin MA, Jones M, Jones R (2012). Rescaling the State: Devolution and the Geographies of Economic Governance. Manchester, Manchester University Press.
Cook IJ, Cloke P, Crang P, Philo C, Goodwin M, Painter J (2004). Practising human geography. London, Sage.

Journal articles

May J, Goodwin M (2016). Contested space: the contradictory political dynamics of food banking in the UK. Environment and Planning A, 48(11), 2291-2316. Abstract.
Williams APJ, Goodwin M, Cloke P (2014). Neoliberalism, Big Society and Progressive Localism. Environment and Planning A: international journal of urban and regional research, 46(12), 2798-2815. Abstract.
(2013). Regions, Territories and Relationality: Exploring the Regional Dimensions of Political Practice. Regional Studies, 47(8), 1181-1190. Abstract.
Goodwin MA (2012). Regions, Territories and Relationality: Exploring the Regional Dimensions of Political Practice. Regional Studies Full text.
Pemberton S, Goodwin M (2010). Rethinking the changing structures of rural local government - state power, rural politics and local political strategies?. Journal of Rural Studies Abstract.  Full text.
(2006). Devolution and economic governance in the UK: Rescaling territories and organizations. European Planning Studies, 14(7), 979-995. Abstract.
Goodwin M (2006). New state spaces: urban governance and the resealing of statehood. ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING A, 38(11), 2193-2194. Author URL.
Goodwin MA, Jones M, Jones R (2005). Devolution, constitutional change and economic development: explaining and understanding the new institutional geographies of the British state. Regional Studies, 39(4), 421-436.
(2005). State modernization, devolution and economic governance: an introduction and guide to debate. Regional Studies, 39(4), 397-403.
Goodwin MA, Jones M, Jones R, Simpson G (2004). Devolution, state personnel, and the production of new territories of governance in the United Kingdom. Environment and Planning A, 36(1), 89-109.
Goodwin MA, Edwards B, Pemberton S, Woods M (2001). Partnerships, power and scale in rural governance. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 19(2), 289-310.

Chapters

(2013). The local state and urban politics. In  (Ed) Territory, the State and Urban Politics: a Critical Appreciation of the Selected Writings of Kevin R. Cox, 45-54.
(2012). Regulation theory. In  (Ed) International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, 22-27.  Abstract.
Goodwin M (2012). The local state and urban politics. In  (Ed) Territory, the State and Urban Politics: a Critical Appreciation of the Selected Writings of Kevin R. Cox, 45-54.
Goodwin M (2008). Rural Governance, devolution & policy delivery. In Woods M (Ed) New Labour's Countryside: Rural Policy in Britain since 1997, Bristol: the Policy Press, 45-58.
Cropper S, Goodwin M (2007). Policy experiments: Policy making, implementation and learning. In al SCE (Ed) Community, Health and Wellbeing: Action research on Inequalities, Bristol: Policy Press, 23-48.
(2006). Regulating rurality? Rural studies and the regulation approach. In  (Ed) Handbook of Rural Studies, 304-316.
(2006). The theoretical challenge of devolution and constitutional change in the United Kingdom. In  (Ed) Territory, Identity and Spatial Planning: Spatial Governance in a Fragmented Nation, 35-46.
Goodwin MA (2004). Recovering the future: a post-disciplinary perspective on Geography and Political Economy. In Cloke P, Crang P, Goodwin M (Eds.) Envisioning Human Geography, Hodder Arnold, 65-80.

Publications by year


2016

May J, Goodwin M (2016). Contested space: the contradictory political dynamics of food banking in the UK. Environment and Planning A, 48(11), 2291-2316. Abstract.

2014

(2014). Envisioning human geographies. Abstract.
Cloke PJ, Crang P, Goodwin M (eds)(2014). Introducing Human Geographies. London, Routledge.
Williams APJ, Goodwin M, Cloke P (2014). Neoliberalism, Big Society and Progressive Localism. Environment and Planning A: international journal of urban and regional research, 46(12), 2798-2815. Abstract.

2013

(2013). Regions, Territories and Relationality: Exploring the Regional Dimensions of Political Practice. Regional Studies, 47(8), 1181-1190. Abstract.
(2013). The local state and urban politics. In  (Ed) Territory, the State and Urban Politics: a Critical Appreciation of the Selected Writings of Kevin R. Cox, 45-54.

2012

Goodwin MA (2012). Regions, Territories and Relationality: Exploring the Regional Dimensions of Political Practice. Regional Studies Full text.
(2012). Regulation theory. In  (Ed) International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, 22-27.  Abstract.
Goodwin MA, Jones M, Jones R (2012). Rescaling the State: Devolution and the Geographies of Economic Governance. Manchester, Manchester University Press.
Goodwin M (2012). The local state and urban politics. In  (Ed) Territory, the State and Urban Politics: a Critical Appreciation of the Selected Writings of Kevin R. Cox, 45-54.

2010

Pemberton S, Goodwin M (2010). Rethinking the changing structures of rural local government - state power, rural politics and local political strategies?. Journal of Rural Studies Abstract.  Full text.

2008

Goodwin M (2008). Rural Governance, devolution & policy delivery. In Woods M (Ed) New Labour's Countryside: Rural Policy in Britain since 1997, Bristol: the Policy Press, 45-58.
Goodwin M (2008). Understanding Urban Policy. GEOGRAPHY, 93, 187-187. Author URL.

2007

Cropper S, Goodwin M (2007). Policy experiments: Policy making, implementation and learning. In al SCE (Ed) Community, Health and Wellbeing: Action research on Inequalities, Bristol: Policy Press, 23-48.

2006

(2006). Devolution and economic governance in the UK: Rescaling territories and organizations. European Planning Studies, 14(7), 979-995. Abstract.
Goodwin M (2006). New state spaces: urban governance and the resealing of statehood. ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING A, 38(11), 2193-2194. Author URL.
(2006). Regulating rurality? Rural studies and the regulation approach. In  (Ed) Handbook of Rural Studies, 304-316.
(2006). The theoretical challenge of devolution and constitutional change in the United Kingdom. In  (Ed) Territory, Identity and Spatial Planning: Spatial Governance in a Fragmented Nation, 35-46.

2005

Goodwin MA, Jones M, Jones R (2005). Devolution, constitutional change and economic development: explaining and understanding the new institutional geographies of the British state. Regional Studies, 39(4), 421-436.
(2005). State modernization, devolution and economic governance: an introduction and guide to debate. Regional Studies, 39(4), 397-403.

2004

Goodwin MA, Jones M, Jones R, Simpson G (2004). Devolution, state personnel, and the production of new territories of governance in the United Kingdom. Environment and Planning A, 36(1), 89-109.
Cook IJ, Cloke P, Crang P, Philo C, Goodwin M, Painter J (2004). Practising human geography. London, Sage.
Goodwin MA (2004). Recovering the future: a post-disciplinary perspective on Geography and Political Economy. In Cloke P, Crang P, Goodwin M (Eds.) Envisioning Human Geography, Hodder Arnold, 65-80.

2001

Goodwin MA, Edwards B, Pemberton S, Woods M (2001). Partnerships, power and scale in rural governance. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 19(2), 289-310.

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Member of ESRC: Strategic Research Board 2003-2007

Member of Strategic Advisory Committee of the cross-RCUK Rural Economy and Land Use Research Programme 2003-2007

Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences

Member of ESRC: Strategic Research Board 2003-2007

Member of Strategic Advisory Committee of the cross-RCUK Rural Economy and Land Use Research Programme 2003-2007

Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences

Member of ESRC: Strategic Research Board 2003-2007

Member of Strategic Advisory Committee of the cross-RCUK Rural Economy and Land Use Research Programme 2003-2007

Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences

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