Download e-book for kindle: Making Strategies in Spatial Planning: Knowledge and Values: by Maria Cerreta,Grazia Concilio,Valeria Monno

By Maria Cerreta,Grazia Concilio,Valeria Monno

This provocative choice of essays demanding situations conventional principles of strategic s- tial making plans and opens up new avenues of research and examine. the range of contributions right here means that we have to reconsider spatial making plans in numerous f- achieving methods. enable me recommend numerous avenues of such rethinking which can have either theoretical and functional effects. First, we have to triumph over simplistic bifurcations or dichotomies of assessing results and strategies individually from each other. To lapse into the nostalgia of imagining that final result research can exhaust strategic planners’ paintings could attract lecturers content material to check ‘what may still be’, however it will doom itself to extra irrelevance, lack of knowledge of politics, and rationalistic, technocratic fantasies. yet to lapse into an optimism that ‘good procedure’ is all that strategic making plans calls for, equally, rests upon a ction that no credible making plans analyst believes: that adequate speak will miraculously go beyond con ict and convey contract. Neither sing- minded process can paintings, for either stay away from facing con ict and tool, and either too simply steer clear of facing the messiness and the practicalities of negotiating out con icting pursuits and values – and doing so in ethically and politically severe methods, faraway from resting content material with mere ‘compromise’. moment, we needs to reconsider the sanctity of workmanship. through contemplating analyses of making plans results as inseparable from making plans techniques, those money owed aid us to determine services and great research as being ‘on tap’, able to placed into use, instead of being rather and technocratically ‘on top’.

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