Theory and Practice of Social Planning

Theory and Practice of Social Planning

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Discusses the intellectual processes involved in social planning. Professor Kahn provides critical tools for the analysis of the planning process, and shows what social planning is and can be. Clarifying the major phases in the planning process, he shows how planning can succeed or fail at any one of these stages. He examined planners in their various roles: as qneutralq technicians and as advocates, as representatives of interest groups and as public officials. The book describes both the social aspects of planning and the relationship between social and physical plans.There are political contexts in which the a€œgoala€ or the a€œpolicya€ is a given; it is something assigned the planner by higher ... concerned with administrative * Preston P. LeBreton and Dale A. Henning, Planning Theory (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.;anbsp;...

Title:Theory and Practice of Social Planning
Author:Alfred J. Kahn
Publisher:Russell Sage Foundation - 1969


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