Planning Theory by Philip AllmendingerPlanning Theory by Philip Allmendinger

Planning Theory

byPhilip Allmendinger

Paperback | August 26, 2009

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Planning theory has undergone significant changes in recent decades. The revised and updated second edition of this popular text provides a wide-ranging and up-to-date analysis of these changes, how they relate to planning practice, and their significance. It is an essential guide to current planning theory and the post-positivist perspective.
PHILIP ALLMENDINGER is Professor of Planning Studies, University of Reading, UK.
Title:Planning TheoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:August 26, 2009Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230223656

ISBN - 13:9780230223653


Table of Contents

Why Theory Matters
Theoretical and Practical Foundations
Systems and Rational Theory 
Critical Theory 
Neo-Liberal Approaches
Pragmatism and Neo-pragmatism
Advocacy Planning
Postmodern Planning
Collaborative Planning
Where are we now? The Landscape and Trajectory of Planning
Further Reading