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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Planning Theory

Edition 3rd Edition
ISBN 9780230380035
Publication Date June 2017
Formats Hardcover Paperback Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Planning, Environment, Cities

This popular text provides a wide-ranging and up-to-date analysis of planning theories, how these relate to planning practice, and their significance. The third edition has been revised and updated throughout, and features an increased internationalization of coverage and two additional chapters on post-structuralist approaches.

PHILIP ALLMENDINGER is Professor of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK.

1. What is Theory?
2. The Current Landscape of Planning Theory
3. Systems and Rational Theories of Planning
4. Critical Theory and Marxism
5. Neoliberal Planning
6. Pragmatism
7. Planners as Advocates
8. After Modernity
9. Planning, Depoliticisation and the Post-political
10. Post-Structuralism and New Planning Spaces
11. Collaborative Planning
12. Planning, Postcolonialism, Insurgency and Informality
13. Conclusions


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