ISBN: 0520063104 / ISBN-13: 9780520063105
Planning in the Face of Power
"A major contribution to the theory and practice of planning--an indispensable text for planners and for all those concerned about the future of ... Show synopsis "A major contribution to the theory and practice of planning--an indispensable text for planners and for all those concerned about the future of democratic organizations."--David Held, co-editor, "Classes, Power and Conflict" "A gem. In fresh and original ways it illuminates the practical, political and bureaucratic dilemmas of professional city planning. It is a penetrating and provocative book and a wise one in many essential matters because it deals with the underlying operational reality on which all American city planning is based."--Norman Krumholz, Past President, American Planning Association (1986-1987) "Full of insight and fun, Forester's book will direct students and scholars in creative directions."--Aaron Wildavsky, author of "How to Limit Government Spending"