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The Planning Polity, Planning, Government and the Policy Process

Summary
Planning is not a technical and value free activity. Planning is an overt political system that creates both winners and losers. The Planning Polity is a book that considers the politics of development and decision-making, and political conflicts between agencies and institutions within British town and country planning. The focus of assessment is how British planning has been formulated since the early 1990s, and provides an in-depth and revealing assessment of both the Major and Blair governments' terms of office. The book will prove to be an invaluable guide to the British plannin
Table Of Contents
BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; TABLES; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; 'POWER TO THE PEOPLE'; CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 2 A THEORETICAL CONTEXT OF PLANNING POLICY; CHAPTER 3 THE POLITICS OF PLANNING POLICY: the Major era; CHAPTER 4 THE POLITICS OF PLANNING POLICY: the Blair era; CHAPTER 5 NATIONAL, REGIONAL AND LOCAL PLANNING POLICY RELATIONSHIPS; CHAPTER 6 NATIONAL CONSISTENCY IN THE PLANNING POLICY PROCESS; CHAPTER 7 REGIONAL CERTAINTY AND COMPATIBILITY IN THE PLANNING POLICY PROCESS; CHAPTER 8 LOCAL DISCRETION IN THE PLANNING POLICY PROCESS
Language
eng
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (355 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781280141034

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