The Limits of Power - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080301891, 9781483292922

The Limits of Power, Volume 21

1st Edition

The Politics of Local Planning Policy

Authors: A. Blowers
eBook ISBN: 9781483292922
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 16th February 2016
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Table of Contents

The balance of power
Planners and politicians
Profile of a county
Politicians versus planners - the case of fuller's earth
Councils in conflict - transport planning in Bedford
The politics of land development
The politics of consensus - the Bedfordshire structure plan
The limits of reform


Description

A text which focuses on the relationship of local politicians and professional planners in the planning process, adopting a conceptual framework within which a series of case studies is analysed. It shows that where power is limited or diffuse, or liable to change, policy making can be uncertain or inconsistent. The book covers a wide range of planning policy, including transportation and land development and because the author has had both academic and political experience this gives his work a unique emphasis.

Readership

For planners, administrators, social scientists and all those interested or involved in public affairs at the local level


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1980
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483292922

About the Authors

A. Blowers Author

Affiliations and Expertise

The Open University, UK