Discourse dynamics in participatory planning : opening the bureaucracy to strangers / Diana MacCallum.

"Public and stakeholder participation has become an expected part of much bureaucratic decision making. Urban and regional planning, in particular, is now widely perceived as a set of discursive practices involving actors from a range of different lifeworlds. However, planning research has so f...

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Main Author: MacCallum, Diana.
Format: Electronic
Published: Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009.
Series:Urban and regional planning and development.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • List of Figures and Tables
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1 The Age of Participation
  • 2 Participatory Planning: A Cross-cultural Meta-practice?
  • 3 Science and Politics: DOMM and SMRC
  • 4 Practice and Practicality: SOHE and HIC
  • 5 Deliberative Ideals: SMRC's Decision Making
  • 6 Strange Practices: HIC's Decision Making
  • 7 Opening the Bureaucracy
  • Bibliography
  • Index.