Readings in Planning Theory / Edition 2by Scott Campbell, Susan S. Fainstein
Pub. Date: 09/28/2002
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 with a focus on both American and international cases.
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.
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Table of Contents
Introduction: The Structure and Debates of Planning Theory.
I. Foundations of 20th Century Planning Theory.
1. Robert Fishman, Urban Utopias: Ebenezer Howard, Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier.
2. Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities.
3. John Friedmann, The Good City: In Defense of Utopian Thinking.
II. Planning: Justifications and Critiques.
4. Heather Campbell and Robert Marshall, Utilitarianism's Bad Breath? A Re-evalution of the Public Interest Justification for Planning.
5. Richard E. Foglesong, Planning the Capitalist City.
6. Leonie Sandercock, Mongrel Cities.
7. James C. Scott, Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed.
8. Tim Love, Urban design after Battery Park City.
III. Planning Types/Normative frameworks.
9. Susan S. Fainstein, Planning Theory and the City.
10. Charles E. Lindblom, The Science of Muddling Through.
11. Paul Davidoff, Advocacy and Pluralism in Planning.
12. John Forester, Challenges of Deliberation and Participation.
13. Patsy Healey, Traditions of Planning Thought.
IV. Planning in Action: Successes, Failures, and Strategies.
14. Matti Siemiatycki, Implications of Private-Public Partnerships on the Development of Urban Public Transit Infrastructure: The Case of Vancouver, Canada.
15. James deFilippis, Collective Ownership and Community Control and Development: The Long View.
16. Vivien Lowndes, Citizenship and Urban Politics.
17. Bent Flyvbjerg, Bringing Power to Planning Research: One Researcher's Praxis Story.
V. Race, Gender and City Planning.
18. Iris Marion Young, Inclusion and Democracy.
19. June Manning Thomas, The Minority-race Planner in the Quest for a Just City.
20. Dolores Hayden, Nurturing: Home, Mom and Apple Pie.
21. Michael Frisch, Planning as a Heterosexist Project.
VI. Conflicting Priorities.
22. Scott Campbell, Green Cities, Growing Cities, Just Cities? Urban Planning and the Contradictions of Sustainable Development.
23. American Institute of Certified Planners, Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
24. Frank Fischer, Public Policy as Discursive Construct: Social Meaning and Multiple Realities.
25. Nicholas Low and Brendan Gleeson, Environmental Justice.
26. Margaret Kohn, The Mauling of Public Space.
VII Planning in a Globalized World.
27. Ward Steven, Reexamining the International Diffusion of Planning.
28. Peter Evans, Political Strategies for More Livable Cities.
29. Yang Zheng and Ke Fang, Is history repeating itself? Urban Renewal in the United States to Inner-City Redevelopment in China.
30. Oren Yiftachel, Re-engaging Planning Theory? Towards 'South-Eastern' Perspectives.
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