Politics, planning, and the public interest

the case of public housing in Chicago
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Public housing -- Illinois -- Chicago, African Americans -- Housing -- Illinois -- Ch
Statementby Martin Meyerson and Edward C. Banfield
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ContributionsBanfield, Edward C
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Land-use policy is at the center of suburban political economies because everything has to happen somewhere but nothing happens by itself.

In Suburb, Royce Hanson Politics how well a century of strategic land-use decisions served the public interest in Montgomery County, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C. Transformed from a rural hinterland into the home a million people and a half-million /5(5).

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Authored by Royce Hanson and reviewed by Nicholas A Phelps. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, ; pp.:US$ (hbk). Additional Physical Format: Online planning Meyerson, Martin. Politics, planning, and the public interest. New York: Free Press,© (OCoLC) POLITICS, PLANNING, AND THE PUBLIC INTEREST: The Case of Public Housing in Chicago.

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Contents. PREFACE. BACKGROUND TO THE CASE STUDY. Several times in his discussion of the politics of planning, John Levy, in the book Contemporary Urban Planning, reinforces the importance and the public interest book community engagement in the civic and planning processes (Levy 93), evidence of which can be seen on the main page of the New Brunswick City Government website (Fig.

1).In a very practical way this is a manner of maintaining the planner’s. (). Suburb: Planning politics and the public interest, by Royce Hanson. Journal of Urban Affairs: Vol. 40, No. 7, pp. Author: Whitney Airgood-Obrycki.

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Poor planning and decision making When politics intervene in urban planning process the plans that will be generated by the planners will lose their vision due to the frequent changes that the politicians will require in order to achieve their personal objective or their constituencies/parties interest.

Despite arguments that it is too loose, ambiguous and easy to hide behind, the 'public interest' is an integral part of the discourse, law, regulation and governance of modern democracies. Book Description. Politics and Conflict in Governance and Planning offers a critical evaluation of manifold ways in which the political dimension is reflected in contemporary planning and governance.

While the theoretical debates on post-politics and the wider frame of post-foundational political theory provide substantive explanations for the crisis in planning and governance, still there is. The concept of economic planning was a central theme of the popular economic policy debate in the s.

Dr Ritschel traces the many interpretations of planning, and examines the process of idealogical construction and dissemination of the new economic ideas. Drawing on these experiences to argue for innovative pedagogies and practices in planning, this book illuminates the frequently invisible work of planners in politics, the benefits of their training and education, and the wisdom that they can offer theorists, students and practitioners about transformative planning.

This book will be critical. Planning refers to the process of deciding what to do and how to do it. Planning occurs at many levels, from day-to-day decisions made by individuals and families, to complex decisions made by businesses and governments.

This paper focuses on community land use and transport planning, but most principles described apply to any planning activity. Public policy is the process by which governments translate their political vision into programmes and actions to deliver ‘outcomes — desired changes in the real world’.

[citation needed] The ‘real world’ is constantly changing and this has resulted in the movement towards greater use of evidence in policy design, making and implementation. Rational choice theory, or now more. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Meyerson, Martin.

Politics, planning, and the public interest. Glencoe, Ill., Free Press [] (OCoLC) ‘This book skillfully updates the literature on Big Science, containing newer perspectives on the history, sociology, and politics of research infrastructures.

The interdisciplinary yet neatly integrated contributions show how “big organ. Catastrophic bushfire, politics and the public interest Mercer, D'Catastrophic bushfire, politics and the public interest' in y and (ed.) Environmental Policy Failure. The Australian Story, Tilde Publishing, Prahran, Victoria, pp.

Cited by: 1. Book review: Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest. Nicholas A Phelps. Urban Studies 8, Book review: Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest Show all authors.

Nicholas A Phelps. Nicholas A Phelps. See all articles by this author. Wood, AM () The new post-suburban politics. Urban Studies 48 Author: Nicholas A Phelps. Toward the Healthy City by Jason Coburn offers an interesting journey through the history of planning and public health in the United States, by examining the common ground of health and social justice, as well as the forces and circumstances responsible for the disconnect between the fields during the 20th century.

The book provides concrete evidence for the need to reconnect the fields to Cited by: 4. Politics, Planning, and the Public Interest With Martin Meyerson, Glencoe, IL: The Free Press, “This book suggests a number of generalizations about public housing in this country.

Land use policy is at the center of suburban political economies because everything has to happen somewhere but nothing happens by itself. This book explores how well a century of strategic land-use decisions served the public interest in Montgomery County, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C.

Transformed from a rural hinterland into the home of a million people and a half-million jobs Author: Royce Hanson. Using a “power struggles” theme to examine the dynamics of budgeting, The Politics of Public Budgeting shines a bright light on the political jockeying between interest groups, parties, officials, policymakers, and the public.

Bestselling author Irene S. Rubin explains budgeting changes over time by setting issues like the federal deficit and health care expenditures in political and.

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Think Tanks, Public Policy, and the Politics of Expertise is essential reading for anyone interested in the subject.’ Jeffrey M. Berry - Tufts University ‘Andrew Rich's study of evolution and role of think tanks in American politics is a first-class contribution to our understanding of public policy by: Politics, Planning, and the Public Interest: The Case of Public Housing in Chicago.

By Martin Meyerson and Edward C. Banfield. Glencoe, Ill.: The Free Press, Pp. $ "This is a study," the book begins, "of how some important decisions were reached in a large American city. The city is Chicago and the decisions had toAuthor: John M. Gaus. Third, planning is conducted because of the concern for the appropriate use of resources in the long run and the concern for the target public interest.

As noted above, the policy analysis paradigm specifies work for a single client. This study of community power in Brisbane analyses the challenges posed by growth and the shifting of the balance of power from the country to the city. Consists of a series of case studies focusing on discrete policy issues and key areas, and exploring topics such as relations between state and city governments and between public and private sectors, and their impact on the Brisbane community.

Development politics: Private development and the public interest (Studies in state development policy) authors. Robert M. Hollister Tunney Lee.

Title: Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Authors: Hollister RM, Lee T: Series Title: Studies in state development policy: Publisher. Book Review: Politics, Planning, and the Public Interest: The Case of Public Housing in Chicago.

Authors. Book Review. Citation Information. Please cite to the original publication. Abstract. It is common knowledge that racial segregation is not restricted to the South.

Every major industrial city in the North has a separate all-Negro Author: Quintin Johnstone. Book Description. By closely examining its public spaces, we can decipher the social, cultural and political life of a city. Public space is the arena for individual and group expression; a forum for dialogue, debate, and contestation; a space for conviviality, leisure, performance, and display; a place for economic survival and refuge; a site for the exchange of information and ideas; and a.

This article examines this seeming anomaly while also presenting an overview of how scholars from politics, media, law, anthropology and planning have engaged with and often embraced the public interest, including through key public interest theories or intersections with the work of other theorists, such as by: 2.

Dallas business leadership, planning, and World War II. p -- 6. Responding to urban problems: limitations of the city-as-a-whole strategy. p -- 7. Politics, leadership, and the public interest in an era of rapid growth, p -- III.“politics and administration work best as independent variables, capable of being improved in isolation without endangering or interfering with the other side” (Martin,p.

). The school draws attention to the potential negative consequences of free interaction between politics and. Shobita Parthasarathy discusses her new book, Patent Politics: Life Forms, Markets, and the Public Interest in the United States and Europe (University of Chicago Press, ), followed by discussion with Richard Hall, Professor of Political Science and .