Local Government and Strategic Choice (Routledge Revivals): An Operational Research Approach to the Processes of Public Planning

Local Government and Strategic Choice (Routledge Revivals): An Operational Research Approach to the Processes of Public Planning

by John Friend, Neil Jessop

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ISBN-13: 9781135120078
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/14/2013
Series: Routledge Revivals
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 8 MB

Table of Contents

Forward to this edition;  The origins of the book;  Acknowledgements;  Synopsis;  Part I: An Appraisal of Planning in a Major Local Authority  1. An introduction to Coventry and its council  2. Four years of planning in Coventry  3. Planning and the mechanisms of decision  4. Information and uncertainty in planning  Part II: Planning: A Process of Strategic Choice  5. The nature of planning  6. The operational problems of the planning process  7. Planning in its organizational context  Part III: Towards a Technology for Strategic Choice  8. An approach through case examples  9. Case one: land allocation in a redevelopment area  10. Case two: priorities within a changing town  11. Case three: strategy for a sub-region  12. A general appraisal of the technology  Part IV: The Organizational Challenge  13. Organizational choice in a local government  14. A case example in organizational choice  15. Prospects for public planning;  Postscript; Supplementary bibliography;  Index

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