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This book defines the debates within the field of planning theory, identifies its boundaries, presents the works that constitute its central focus, and addresses the central issues that face both theorists and practitioners.This new edition brings the topic up-to-date and includes new additions on justice in the city and planning in a globalized world, as well as reflecting a renewed interest in questions of design, including the design of public space. Other selections have been updated to reflect emergent themes in planning theory, including changing approaches to themes of modernism, urbanism, communicative action, power, and inequality.
Susan S. Fainstein is Professor in the Urban planning Program at the Harvard University Graduates School of Design. Her books include The Just City (2010), The City Builders (second edition, 2001), and Restructuring the City (1986). Fainstein is also a recipient of the Distinguished Educator Award of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) for lifetime career achievement. Scott Campbell is an Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Doctoral Program Director in the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan. He is a co-author of The Rise of the Gunbelt: The Military Remapping of Industrial America (1991). He article on sustainable development won an award for best article of the year from the Journal of the American Planning Association.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: The Stucture and Debates of Planning Theory||p. 1|
|Foundations of Twentieth-Century Planning Theory||p. 21|
|Urban utopias in the Twentieth Century||p. 27|
|Auhroritarian High Modernism||p. 54|
|The Death and Life of Great American Cities||p. 72|
|The Good City: In Defense of Utopian Thinking||p. 87|
|Planning: Justifications and Critiques||p. 105|
|Utilitarianism's Bad Breath? A Re-evaluation of the Pablic Interest Justification for Planning||p. 111|
|Planning the Capitalist City||p. 132|
|Urban Design after Battery Park City: Opportunities for Variety and Vitality in Large-Scale Urban Estate Development||p. 139|
|Planning Types/Normative Frameworks||p. 153|
|Planning Thoery and the City||p. 159|
|The Science of "Muddling Through"||p. 176|
|Advocy and pluralism in Planning||p. 191|
|Challenges of Deliberation and Participation||p. 206|
|Traditions of Planning Thought||p. 214|
|Planning in Action: Successes, Failures, and Strategies||p. 235|
|Implications of Private-Public Partnerships on the Development of Urban Public Transit Infrastructure The Case of Vancouver, Canaca||p. 241|
|Collective Ownership and Community Control and Development: The Long View||p. 268|
|Bringing Power to Planning Research: One Researcher's Praxis Story||p. 292|
|Social Justice: Race, Gender, Class||p. 315|
|Inclusive and Democracy||p. 321|
|The minority-Race Planner in the Quest for a Just City||p. 338|
|Nurturing: Home, Mom, and Apple Pie||p. 358|
|Planning as a Heterosexist Project||p. 384|
|Planning Goals: Justice, Conflict, and the Right to the City||p. 407|
|Green Cities, Growing Cities, Just Cities? Urban Planning and the Contradictions of Sustainable Development||p. 413|
|AICP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct American Istitute of Certified Planners||p. 439|
|Public Policy as Discursive Construct: Social Meaning and Multiple Realities||p. 445|
|The Mauling of Public Space||p. 463|
|Planning in a Globalized World||p. 473|
|Re-examining the International Diffusion of Planning||p. 479|
|Political Strategies for More Livable Cities: Lessons from Six Cases of Development and Political Transition||p. 499|
|Is History Repearing Itself? From Urban Renewal in the United States to Inner-City Redevelopment in China||p. 518|
|Re-engaging Planning Theory? Towards "South-Eastern" Perspectives||p. 540|
|Credits and Sources||p. 550|
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