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Readings in Planning Theory (Studies in Urban & Social Change)

Опубликовано на портале: 27-11-2006
Изд-во: Blackwell Publishing Company, 2003, 488 с.
The second edition of this very successful volume examines the current state of planning theory and the new directions it has taken in recent years. The editors have selected a set of classic and contemporary writings to address a central question: What role can planning theory play in making the good city and region within the constraints of a capitalist political economy and a democratic political system? The volume draws on a wide range of authors who address planning history, arguments for and against planning, competing planning styles, planning ethics, the public interest, and considerations of race and gender. Theoretical perspectives include political economy, postmodernism, communicative rationality, and feminism. Readings new to this edition examine themes emerging in planning theory, including a critique of the modernist roots of centralized planning, a reemphasis on space in planning, and a discussion of the difficulty of sustainable development. The second edition also features new case studies of planning success and failure in both the United States and the United Kingdom.In this second edition of Readings in Planning Theory the editors retain 10 of the 28 original readings from the first edition. Four other readings have been updated with more recent writings from the same author (the opening introduction and the chapters by Fainstein, Krumholz and Healey). Thirteen readings are wholly new.

Introduction: The Structure and Debates of Planning Theory: Scott Campbell and Susan S. Fainstein.

I. Foundations of 20th Century Planning.

Section Introduction.

Urban Utopias: Ebenezer Howard and Le Corbusier: Robert Fishman.

The Death and Life of Great American Cities: Jane Jacobs.

Is There Still Life in The Death and Life?: Roger Montgomery.

American Planning in the 1990s: Evolution, Debate and Challenge: Michael B. Teitz.

Toward a non-Euclidian mode of planning: John Friedmann.

II. Planning: Justifications and Critiques.

Section Introduction.

Arguments for and Against Planning: Richard Klosterman.

Planning the Capitalist City: Richard E. Foglesong.

Between Modernity and Postmodernity: the Ambiguous Position of US Planning: Robert A. Beauregard.

Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed: James C. Scott.

Making Space: Planning as a Mode of Thought. In Spatial Practices: David C. Perry.

III. Planning Types.

Section Introduction.

New Directions in Planning Theory: Susan S. Fainstein.

The Science of Muddling Through: Charles E. Lindblom.

Advocacy and Pluralism in Planning: Paul Davidoff.

Making equity planning work: leadership in the public sector:Norman Krumholz and John Forester.

Collaborative planning: shaping places in fragmented societies: Patsy Healey.

IV. Planning in Action: Successes, Failures, and Strategies.

Section Introduction.

What Local Economic Developers Actually Do: Location Quotients versus Press Releases: John M. Levy.

Community and Consensus: Reality and Fantasy in Planning: Howell S. Baum.

Remaking planning: the politics of urban change:Tim Brindley, Yvonne Rydin, and Gerry Stoker.

Rationality and power: democracy in practice: Bent Flyvbjerg.

V. Race, Gender and City Planning.

Section Introduction.

Justice and the Politics of Difference: Iris Marion Young.

Educating planners: unified diversity for social action: June Manning Thomas.

Redesigning the American Dream: Dolores Hayden.

Towards cosmopolis: utopia as construction site: Leonie Sandercock.

VI. Ethics, the Environment, and Conflicting Priorities.

Section Introduction.

APA's Ethical Principles Include Simplistic Planning Theories: William H. Lucy.

Risk Assessment and Environmental Crisis: Toward an Integration of Science and Participation: Frank Fischer.

Green Cities, Growing Cities, Just Cities?: Scott Campbell.