Readings

SES # TOPICS READINGS
Week 0: Introductions
1 What is the scope of planning?

Required Readings

Friedmann, John. "Teaching Planning Theory." Journal of Planning Education and Research 14, no. 3 (1995): 156-162.

Birch, Eugénie L., and Christopher Silver. "One Hundred Years of City Planning's Enduring and Evolving Connections. Journal of the American Planning Association 75, no. 2 (2009): 113-122.

Amazon logo Thomas, June Manning. "Racial Inequality and Empowerment: Necessary Theoretical Constructs for Understanding US Planning Theory". In Making the Invisible Visible: A Multicultural Planning History. Edited by Leonie Sandercock. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998, pp. 198-208. ISBN: 9780520207356. [Preview on Google Books]

For the writing diagnostic:

Amazon logo Flint, Anthony. "The Lower Manhattan Expressway." In Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took On New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City. Random House, 2009, pp. 141-178. ISBN: 9781400066742.

Recommended Readings

Klosterman, Richard E. "Planning Theory Education in the 1980s: Results of a Second Course Survey." Journal of Planning Education and Research 11, no. 2 (1992): 130-140.

Amazon logo Fainstein, Susan S., and Scott Campbell. "Introduction: The Structure and Debates of Planning Theory." In Readings in Planning Theory. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 2003. ISBN: 9780631223474.

Wildavsky, Aaron. "If Planning Is Everything, Maybe It's Nothing." Policy Sciences 4, no. 2 (1973): 127-153.

Alexander, Ernest R. "If Planning Isn't Everything, Maybe It's Something." The Town Planning Review 52, no. 2 (1981): 131-142.

Nicoletta, Julie. "Review of Sandercock, Leonie, ed. 1998. Making the Invisible Visible: A Multicultural Planning History." H-Urban (September 1998).

Thernstrom, Stephan. "Reflections on the New Urban History." Daedalus, 100, no. 2, The Historian and the World of the Twentieth Century. (Spring, 1971): 359‐375.

Week 1: Olmstead Jr. vs. Marsh
2 American exceptionalism in planning

Required Readings

Peterson, Jon A. "The Birth of Organized City Planning in the United States, 1909–1910." Journal of the American Planning Association 75, no. 2 (2009): 123-133.

Olmstead, F. L., Jr. "Introductory Address on City Planning. "In Proceedings of the National Conference on City Planning and the Problems of Congestion, 1912. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1912, pp. 15-32. [Read on Google Books]

Amazon logo Kramsch, Oliver. "Tropics of Planning Discourse: Stalking the "Constructive Imaginary" of Selected Urban Planning Histories." Making the Invisible Visible: A Multicultural Planning History. Edited by Leonie Sandercock. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780520207356. [Preview on Google Books]

Recommended Readings

Olmstead, F. L., Jr. "The Scope and Results of City Planning in Europe." In City Planning: Hearing Before the Committee on the District of Columbia, United States Senate, on the Subject of City Planning, 1909, pp. 63-70. 61st Cong., 2d sess., S. Doc. 422. Washington DC: Government Printing Office. [Read on Google Books]

Amazon logo Wirka, Susan Marie. "City Planning for Girls: Exploring the Ambiguous Nature of Women's Planning History." Making the Invisible Visible: A Multicultural Planning History. Edited by Leonie Sandercock. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780520207356. [Preview on Google Books]

Amazon logo Vicinus, Martha. "They Wonder to Which Sex I Belong": The Historical Roots of the Modern Lesbian Identity. In The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader. Edited by Henry Abelove et. al. Routledge, 1993, chapter 29, pp. 432-451. ISBN: 9780415905190.

3 Marsh's position

Required Readings

Marsh, B. C. "A National Constructive Programme for City Planning." In City Planning: Hearing Before the Committee on the District of Columbia, United States Senate, on the Subject of City Planning, 1909, pp. 61‐62. 61st Cong., 2d sess., S. Doc. 422. Washington DC: Government Printing Office. [Read on Google Books]

Marcuse, Peter "Housing in Early City Planning." Journal of Urban History 6, no. 2 (1980): 153-176.

Marsh, B. C. "City Planning in Justice to the Working Population." Charities and the Commons 19 (1908): 1514‐1518.

Amazon logo Jones, Mother (Mary). "Girl Slaves of the Milwaukee Breweries." In Feminist Theory: A Reader. McGraw-Hill, 2010, pp. 114-116. ISBN: 9780073512266.

Amazon logo Zinn, Howard. A People's History of the United States. Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2010, chapter 13. ISBN: 9780061965586.

Recommended Readings

Kantor, Harvey A. "Benjamin C. Marsh and the Fight over Population Congestion." Journal of the American Institute of Planners 40, no. 6 (1974): 422.

Amazon logo Spain, Daphne. How Women Saved the City. University of Minnesota Press, 2001. Chapter 1: Voluntary Vernacular and Chapter 8: How Women Saved the City. ISBN: 9780816635320.

Marsh, B. C. "Causes of Congestion of Population." In Proceedings of the National Conference on City Planning and the Problems of Congestion. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1912, pp. 35-39. [Read on Google Books]

4 Group meeting No readings
Week 2: Regionalism and regional planning
5 Regions: The economics and politics of territory

Required Readings

Amazon logo Friedmann, John, and Clyde Weaver. "Regionalism in America." In Territory and Function: The Evolution of Regional Planning, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979, pp. 19-86. ISBN: 9780713161502.

Amazon logo Johnson, David A. "The Emergence of a Planning Tradition." In Planning the Great Metropolis: The 1929 Regional Plan of New York and Its Environs. Routledge, 1995, pp. 26-47. ISBN: 9780419190103.

Isard, Walter, and Thomas A. Reiner. "Regional Science: Retrospect and Prospect." Papers of the Regional Science Association 16, no. 1 (1966): 1-16.

Amazon logo Pastor, Manuel, Chris Benner, and Martha Matsuoka. This Could Be the Start of Something Big : How Social Movements for Regional Equity are Reshaping Metropolitan America. Cornell University Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780801474620.

Recommended Readings

Amazon logo Fishman, Robert. "The Metropolitan Tradition in American Planning." The American Planning Tradition: Culture and Policy. Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2000. ISBN: 9780943875965.

Mumford, L. "The Plan of New York." New Republic, LXXI (June 22, 1932): 121-126 & 146-54.

Amazon logo *ojola, Theodore S. "Indigenous Planning: Clans, Intertribal Confederations, and the History of the All Indian Pueblo Council." In Making the Invisible Visible: A Multicultural Planning History. Edited by Leonie Sandercock. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780520207356. [Preview on Google Books]

Perloff, Harvey S. "Key Features of Regional Planning." Journal of the American Institute of Planners 34, no. 3 (1968): 153.

Amazon logo Sandercock, Leonie, ed. Making the Invisible Visible: A Multicultural Planning History. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780520207356. [Preview on Google Books]

6 Against regionalism

Required Readings

Amazon logo Alonso, William. "Problems, Purposes, and Implicit Policies for a National Strategy of Urbanization." In Regional Policy; Readings in Theory and Applications. Edited by John Friedmann, and William Alonso. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1975, pp. 636-654. ISBN: 9780262561570.

Amazon logo Wood, Clyde. "Regional Blocs, Regional Planning and the Blues Epistemology in the Lower Mississippi Delta." Making the Invisible Visible: A Multicultural Planning History. Edited by Leonie Sandercock. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780520207356. [Preview on Google Books]

Isserman, Andrew M. "The History, Status, and Future of Regional Science: An American Perspective." International Regional Science Review 17, no. 3 (1995): 249-296.

Recommend Readings

Amazon logo Richardson, H. W. "Regional Development Policy in Spain." In Regional Policy; Readings in Theory and Applications. Edited by John Friedmann, and William Alonso. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1975, pp. 712-726. ISBN: 9780262561570.

Amazon logo Hirschman, Albert O. "Interregional and International Transmission of Economic Growth." In The Strategy of Economic Development. WW Norton & Co, 1980, pp. 183-201. ISBN: 9780393009002.

Amazon logo Hall, Peter Geoffrey. "The City in the Region." In Cities of Tomorrow: An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design in the Twentieth Century. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Pub, 2002, pp. 142-187. ISBN: 9780631232520.

Isserman, Andrew M. "State Economic Development Policy and Practice in the United States: A Survey Article." International Regional Science Review 16, no. 1 (1993): 49 -100.

Amazon logo Rohatyn, Felix G. "The Interstate Highway System." In Bold Endeavors. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2009, pp. 199-219. ISBN: 9781416533122.

7 Facilitated session with Ceasar McDowell Amazon logo McIntosh, Peggy. "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack." In Race, Class, and Gender in the United States: An Integrated Study. Edited by Paula S. Rothenberg. Worth Publishers, 1999, pp. 188-192. ISBN: 9781429217880. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
Week 3: Possibilities and limits of planning (post Depression era)
8 The necessity of planning/response to the Depression

Required Readings

Amazon logo Keynes, John Maynard. "Concluding Notes." In The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money. Martino Fine Books, 2011. ISBN: 9781891396687.

Klosterman, Richard E. "Arguments for and Against Planning." The Town Planning Review 56, no. 1 (January 1985): 5-20. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo Ward, Stephen V. "War, Reconstruction and Depression I: The Major Traditions." In Planning the Twentieth-­Century City: The Advanced Capitalist World. Academy Press, 2002, pp. 81-126. ISBN: 9780471490982.

Amazon logo Jackson, Kenneth T. "The Cost of Good Intentions: The Ghettoization of Public Housing in the United States." In Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987, pp. 219-230. ISBN: 9780195049831.

Recommended Readings

Tugwell, R. G. "Implementing the General Interest." Public Administration Review 1, no. 1 (Autumn 1940): 32-49.

Amazon logo Skocpol, Theda, and Margaret Weir. "State Structures and the Possibilities for "Keynesian" Responses to the Great Depression in Sweden, Britain, and the United States." In Bringing the State Back In. Edited by Peter B Evans, Dietrich Rueschemeyer, and Theda Skocpo. Cambridge [Cambridgeshire]: Cambridge University Press, 1985, pp. 107-168. ISBN: 9780521313131.

Tugwell, R. G. "The Fourth Power." In Tugwell's Thoughts on Planning. Edited by Salvador Padilla. Puerto Rico: University of Puerto Rico Press, 1975, pp. 149-186.

———. "The Principle of Planning and the Institution of Laissez Faire." The American Economic Review 22, no. 1 (March 1932): 75-92.

Amazon logo Amsden, Alice H. "The State and Taiwan's Economic Development." Bringing the State Back In. Edited by Peter B. Evans, Dietrich Rueschemeyer, and Theda Skocpo. Cambridge [Cambridgeshire]: Cambridge University Press, 1985. ISBN: 9780521313131.

Amazon logo Myhra, David. "Rexford Guy Tugwell: Initiator of America's Greenbelt New Towns, 1935-36." In The American Planner: Biographies and Recollections. Edited by Donald A. Krueckeberg. Center for Urban Policy Research, 1994, pp. 225-249. ISBN: 9780882851488.

Amazon logo Hall, Peter A. "Conclusion: The Politics of Keynesian Ideas." In The Political Power of Economic Ideas: Keynesianism Across Nations. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1989, pp. 361-391. ISBN: 9780691023021.

9 The dangers of planning

Required Readings

Amazon logo Hayek, Friedrich A. von. The Road to Serfdom. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2007, chapters 4 and 9. ISBN: 9780226320557.

Amazon logo Berlin, Isaiah. "The Pursuit of the Ideal." In The Crooked Timber of Humanity: Chapters in the History of Idea. Edited by Henry Hardy. Princeton University Press, 1998, pp. 1‐21. ISBN: 9780691058382.

Amazon logo Escobar, Arturo. "Planning." In The Development Dictionary: A Guide to Knowledge as Power. Edited by Wolfgang Sachs. London: Zed Books, 2010, pp. 132-45. ISBN: 9781848133808.

Amazon logo Rubin, Gayle. "Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality." In The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader. Edited by Henry Abelove, et al. Routledge, 1993, chapter 1, pp. 3-44. ISBN: 9780415905190.

Amazon logo Ritzdorf, Marsha. "Sex, Lies and Urban Life: How Municipal Planning Marginalizes African American Women and Their Families." In Gendering the City. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc, 2000. ISBN: 9780847694518.

Recommended Readings

Friedman, Milton. "Nobel Lecture: Inflation and Unemployment." The Journal of Political Economy 85, no. 3 (June 1977): 451-472.

Amazon logo Berlin, Isaiah. "Two Concepts of Liberty." In Four Essays on Liberty. London: Oxford University Press, 1990, pp. 118-145. ISBN: 9780192810342.

Amazon logo Von Mises, Ludwig. "The Failure of Interventionism", and Chapter 2: "The Dictatorial, Anti—Democratic and Socialist Character of Interventionism." In Planned Chaos. Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2009. ISBN: 9781933550602.

Amazon logo Yiftachel, Oren. "Introduction." In The Power of Planning: Spaces of Control and Transformation. Springer, 2002. ISBN: 9781402005336.

10 Alumni panel: Planners of color in the profession No readings
Week 4: Development planning
11 For development planning

Required Readings

Sanyal, Bishwapriya. "From the Benevolent to the Evil State: History of the Rise of the Anti-Government Sentiment in Developmental Discourse." In Cooperative Autonomy: The Dialectic of State—NGO Relationship in Developing Countries. International Labor Studies, 1994, pp. 3-32.

Amazon logo Hirschman, Albert O. "The Rise and Decline of Development Economics." In Essays in Trespassing: Economics to Politics and Beyond. Cambridge University Press, 1981, pp. 1-24. ISBN: 9780521282437.

Amazon logo Krugman, Paul R. "The Fall and Rise of Development Economics." In Rethinking the Development Experience: Essays Provoked by the Work of Albert O. Hirschman. Edited by Lloyd Rodwin, and Donald A. Schön. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 1994, pp. 39-58. ISBN: 9780815775522.

Lee, R., and J. Willis. Introduction to Geographies of Economies. 1997.

Recommended Readings

Tugwell, R. G., and E. C. Banfield. "Governmental Planning at Mid-Century." The Journal of Politics 13, no. 2 (May 1951): 133-163.

Amazon logo Myrdal, Gunnar. "Chapter 15: The Spread and Impact of the Ideology of Planning." In Asian Drama: An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations. Kalyani Publishers, 2008. ISBN: 9788127218645.

Amazon logo ———. An American Dilemma. Transaction Publishers, 1995. ISBN: 9781560008569.

Lewis, W. Arthur. "Development Economics in the 1950s." In Pioneers in Development. Edited by P. T. Bauer, Gerald M. Meier, and Dudley Seers. New York: Published for the World Bank, Oxford University Press, 1984, pp. 119-137.

Myrdal, Gunnar. "International Inequality and Foreign Aid in Retrospect." In Pioneers in Development. Edited by P. T. Bauer, Gerald M. Meier, and Dudley Seers. New York: Published for the World Bank, Oxford University Press, 1984, pp. 149-165.

Myint, Hla. "Comment." In Pioneers in Development. Edited by P. T. Bauer, Gerald M. Meier, and Dudley Seers. New York: Published for the World Bank, Oxford University Press, 1984.

Bruton, Henry J. "A Reconsideration of Import Substitution." Journal of Economic Literature 36, no. 2 (June 1998): 903-936. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Lewis, W. Arthur. "Economic Development with Unlimited Supplies of Labour." The Manchester School 22, no. 2 (1954): 139-191. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Rostow, W. W. "The Five Stages of Growth-A Summary." In The Stages of Economic Growth: A Non-­Communist Manifesto. Cambridge [England]: Cambridge University Press, 1960, pp. 4-16.

Amazon logo Gerschenkron, Alexander. "Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective." In Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective, a Book of Essays. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1962. ISBN: 9780674226005.

Amazon logo Wekerle, Gerda. "Domesticating the Neoliberal City: Invisible Genders and the Politics of Place." In Women and the Politics of Place. Kumarian Press, 2005, pp. 886-88 and 96-99. ISBN: 9781565492073.

12 Against development planning

Required Readings

Seers, Dudley. "The Meaning of Development." IDS Communication, no. 44. 1969.

Amazon logo Escobar, Arturo. "The Problematization of Poverty: The Tale of Three Worlds and Development." In Encountering Development: The Making and Unmaking of the Third World. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1994, pp. 21-54. ISBN: 9780691001029.

Ingham, Barbara. "The Meaning of Development: Interactions Between "New" and "Old" Ideas." World Development 21, no. 11 (November 1993): 1803-1821.

Recommended Readings

Amazon logo Killick, Tony. A Reaction Too Far: Economic Theory and the Role of the State in Developing Countries. London: Overseas Development Institute, 1989. ISBN: 9780850031478.

Baran, Paul A. "On the Political Economy of Backwardness." The Manchester School 20, no. 1 (1952): 66-84.

Amazon logo Galbraith, John Kenneth. "The Equilibrium of Poverty, and Accommodation." In The Nature of Mass Poverty. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1979, pp. 44-75. ISBN: 9781583484197.

Amazon logo Hydén, Göran. "No Shortcuts to Progress." In No Shortcuts to Progress: African Development Management in Perspective. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983, pp. 191-215. ISBN: 9780520050938.

Amazon logo Bates, Robert H. Markets and States in Tropical Africa: The Political Basis of Agricultural Policies. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780520244931.

Agarwala, Ramgopal. "Problems of Planning." In Planning in Developing Countries: Lessons of Experience. Washington, DC: U.S.A: World Bank, 1983, pp. 11-22.

Amazon logo Toye, J. F. J. "The Counter—Revolution Arrives: Lal, Little and Balassa." In Dilemmas of Development: Reflections on the Counter—Revolution in Development Theory and Policy, Oxford, [Oxfordshire], UK: Blackwell, 1987, pp. 71-94. ISBN: 9780631145961.

13 Group meeting No readings
Week 5: Technology
14 Technology: Modeling transportation and land use

Required Readings

Pitkin, Bill. "A Historical Perspective of Technology and Planning." Berkeley Planning Journal 15 (2001): 34-59.

Klosterman, Richard E. "Planning Support Systems: A New Perspective on Computer-Aided Planning." Journal of Planning Education and Research 17, no. 1 (Fall 1997): 45 -54.

Amazon logo Ferreira, Joseph, Jr. "Information Technologies that Change Relationships between Low-Income Communities and the Public and Non-profit Agencies That Serve." In High Technology and Low-Income Communities: Prospects for the Positive Use of Advanced Information Technology. Edited by Donald A. Schön, Bishwapriya Sanyal, and William J. Mitchell. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1999. ISBN: 9780262691994.

Amazon logo Hall, Peter Geoffrey. "The City of the Highway." In Cities of Tomorrow: An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design in the Twentieth Century. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers, 2002, pp. 273-318. ISBN: 9780631232520.

Recommended Readings

Lee, Douglass B. "Retrospective on Large-Scale Urban Models." Journal of the American Planning Association 60, no. 1 (1994): 35.

Drummond, William J., and Steven P. French. "The Future of GIS in Planning: Converging Technologies and Diverging Interests." Journal of the American Planning Association 74, no. 2 (2008): 161-74.

Ferreira, Joseph. "Comment on Drummond and French: GIS Evolution: Are We Messed Up by Mashups?" Journal of the American Planning Association 74, no. 2 (2008): 177-179.

Amazon logo Pickles, J., and S. Didunyk. Ground Truth: The Social Implications of Geographic Information Systems. Guilford Press New York, 1995. ISBN: 9780898622959.

15 Lecture series; Kent Wong on immigration Amazon logo Wong, Kent, and Ruth Milkman. "Si, Se Puede": Union Organizing Strategies and Immigrant Workers. In L.A. Story: Immigrant Workers and the Future of the U.S. Labor Movement. Edited by Ruth Milkman. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2006, pp. 145-186. ISBN: 9780871546357.
Week 6: Rational comprehensive vs. strategic incrementalist
16 For comprehensive planning

Required Readings

Amazon logo Kent, T. J. Selections. In The Urban General Plan. American Planning Association, 1990, pp. 1-26, and 90-105. ISBN: 9780918286734.

Amazon logo Sanyal, Bishwapriya. "Planning's Three Challenges." In The Profession of City Planning: Changes, Images, and Challenges, 1950-­2000. Edited by Lloyd Rodwin, and Bishwapriya Sanyal. New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, 2000, pp. 312-333. ISBN: 9780882851655.

Amazon logo Faludi, Andreas. "The Rational Comprehensive Versus the Disjointed Incrementalist Mode of Planning." In Planning Theory. Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1973, pp. 150-170. ISBN: 9780080177564.

Recommended Readings

Amazon logo Braybrooke, David, and Charles Edward Lindblom. "Part One." In A Strategy of Decision; Policy Evaluation as a Social Process. New York: Free Press of Glencoe, 1963, pp. 1-58. ISBN: 9780029046104.

Innes, Judith E. "Planning Through Consensus Building: A New View of the Comprehensive Planning Ideal." Journal of the American Planning Association 62, no. 4 (1996): 460.

Friedmann, John. "A Response to Altshuler: Comprehensive Planning As a Process." Journal of the American Planning Association 31, no. 3 (1965): 195-197.

17 Against comprehensive planning

Required Readings

Altshuler, Alan A. "Alternative Perspectives." In The City Planning Process; a Political Analysis. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1965, pp. 430-51.

———. "The Goals of Comprehensive Planning." Journal of the American Institute of Planners 31, no. 3 (1965): 186-195.

Hirschman, A. O., and C. E. Lindblom. "Economic Development, Research and Development, Policy Making: Some Converging Views." Behavioral Science 7, no. 2 (1962): 211-222.

Recommended Readings

Lindblom, Charles. "The Science of "Muddling Through." Public Administration Review 19, no. 2 (Spring 1959): 79-88. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF - 1.6MB)

Hudson, Barclay M., Thomas D. Galloway, and Jerome L. Kaufman "Comparison of Current Planning Theories: Counterparts and Contradictions." Journal of the American Planning Association 45, no. 4 (1979): 387.

Amazon logo Alexander, Ernest R. Approaches to Planning: Introducing Current Planning Theories, Concepts, and Issues. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, 1992. ISBN: 9782881245145.

Friedmann, John. "Toward a Non-Euclidian Mode of Planning." Journal of the American Planning Association 59, no. 4 (1993): 482. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo ———. Planning in the Public Domain: From Knowledge to Action. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1987. ISBN: 9780691022680.

Required Readings

Altshuler, Alan A. "Alternative Perspectives." In The City Planning Process: A Political Analysis. Cornell University Press, 1965, pp. 430-51.

———. "The Goals of Comprehensive Planning." Journal of the American Institute of Planners 31, no. 3 (1965): 186-195.

Hirschmann, A. O., and C. E. Lindblom. "Economic Development, Research and Development, Policy Making: Some Converging Views." Behavioral Science 7, no. 2 (1962): 211-222.

Recommended Readings

Lindblom, Charles E. "The Science of "Muddling Through."" Public Administration Review 19, no. 2 (Spring 1959): 79-88. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF - 1.6MB)

Hudson, Barclay M., Thomas D. Galloway, and Jerome L. Kaufman. "Comparison of Current Planning Theories: Counterparts and Contradictions." Journal of the American Planning Association 45, no. 4 (1979): 387.

Amazon logo Alexander, Ernest R. Approaches to Planning: Introducing Current Planning Theories, Concepts, and Issues. CRC Press, 1992. ISBN: 9782881245145.

Friedmann, John. "Toward a Non-Euclidian Mode of Planning." Journal of the American Planning Association 59, no. 4 (1993): 482.(This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo ———. Planning in the Public Domain: From Knowledge to Action. Princeton University Press, 1987. ISBN: 9780691022680.

18 Emma Rothschild on postindustrial cities

Required Readings

Rothschild, Emma. "Can We Transform the Auto-Industrial Society?" The New York Times Review of Books. February 26, 2009.

Week 7: Planning and dissent
19 Advocacy and radical planning (Phil Thompson)

Required Readings

Davidoff, Paul. "Advocacy and Pluralism in Planning." Journal of the American Planning Association 31, no. 4 (1965): 331-338. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Peattie, Lisa R. "Reflections on Advocacy Planning." Journal of the American Planning Association 34, no. 2 (1968): 80-88.

20 The role of dissent in planning (Mel King)

Required Readings

King, Martin Luther, Jr. "Letter from Birmingham Jail." U. C. Davis Law Review 26 (1992): 835.

Amazon logo Freire, Paulo. Preface and chapter 1 in Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Continuum, 2000, pp. 19-56. ISBN: 9780826412768.

Amazon logo King, Mel. Chain of Change: Struggles for Black Community Development. South End Press, 1999. ISBN: 9780896081055.

Recommended Readings

Amazon logo Thoreau, Henry David. On the Duty of Civil Disobedience. Arc Manor, 2007. ISBN: 9781604500417. [Read on Project Gutenberg]

Amazon logo Alinsky, Saul. "The Purpose, and the Genesis of Tatic Proxy." In Rules for Radicals a Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals. Vintage, 1989, pp. 3-23, and 165-183. ISBN: 9780679721130.

Amazon logo Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand. Speech at Dandi. Dandi, India. April 5, 1930. Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi. Obscure Press, 2008. ISBN: 9781443740203.

Amazon logo Peñalver, Eduardo Moisés, and Sonia K. Katyal. In Property Outlaws: How Squatters, Pirates, and Protesters Improve the Law of Ownership. Yale University Press, 2010, Chapters 8 and 9, pp. 125-168. ISBN: 9780300122954.

Amazon logo Ferrell, Jeff. "A Jagged Line Down the Middle of the Street." In Tearing Down the Streets: Adventures in Urban Anarchy. Palgrave, 2001, pp. 1-35. ISBN: 9781403960337

Amazon logo Obama, Barack. "Why Organize? Problems and Promise in the Inner City." c: Community Organizing in Illinois. Edited by Peg Knoepfle. Illinois Issues, 1990, pp. 35-40. ISBN: 9780962087332.

Amazon logo Appiah, Kwame Anthony. The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen. W.W. Norton, 2010. ISBN: 9780393071627.

Amazon logo Tarrow, Sidney G. "Introduction." In Power in Movement: Social Movements, Collective Action, and Politics. Cambridge University Press, 2011, pp. 1-28. ISBN: 9780521198905.

Amazon logo Briggs, Xavier de Souza. "Foundations." In Democracy as Problem Solving: Civic Capacity in Communities Across the Globe. MIT Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780262524858.

Amazon logo Sandercock, Leonie. "Framing Insurgent Historiographies for Planning." In Making the Invisible Visible: A Multicultural Planning History. University of California Press, 1998, pp 1-33. ISBN: 9780520207356.

Amazon logo Sunstein, Cass R. Chapter 2, chapter 9, and conclusion. Why Societies Need Dissent. Harvard University Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780674017689.

Mitchell, Luke. "God Mode." Harper's Magazine. August, 2006.

Week 8: Top Down vs. Bottom Up: Moses vs. Jacobs

 

22 Bottom up planning (Ceasar McDowell)

Required Readings

Amazon logo Jacobs, Jane. "Introduction." The Death and Life of Great American Cities. Modern Library, 1993, pp. 1-25. ISBN: 9780679600473.

Amazon logo Frieden, Bernard J. "City Planning Since Jane Jacobs." The Profession of City Planning: Changes, Images, and Challenges. The Profession of City Planning: Changes, Images, and Challenges, 1950-­2000. Edited by Lloyd Rodwin, and Bishwapriya Sanyal. New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, 2000, pp. 237-244. ISBN: 9780882851655.

Montgomery, Roger. "Is There Still Life in the Death and Life?" Journal of the American Planning Association 64, no. 3 (1998): 269.

Recommended Readings

Amazon logo Shirky, Clay. "It Takes a Village to Find a Phone" and "Epilogue." Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations. Penguin Press, 2008, pp. 1-24, and 293-304. ISBN: 9780143114949.

Bachrach, Peter, and Morton S. Baratz. "Two Faces of Power." The American Political Science Review 56, no. 4 (December 1962): 947-952. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo Lukes, Steven. "Power: A Radical View." Power: A Radical View. Palgrave Macmilan, 2004, pp. 14-59. ISBN: 9780333420928.

Arnstein, Sherry R. "A Ladder of Citizen Participation." Journal of the American Institute of Planners 35, no. 4 (1969): 216-224.

Fung, A. "Varieties of Participation in Complex Governance." Public Administration Review 66 (2006): 66-75. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Museum of the City of New York. Legacy of Robert Moses. February 1, 2007. [video]. Focus on: NYC deputy Mayor Dan Doctoroff [0:00 to 22:00]; Majora Carter [141:45 to 53:00]; Questions and Answers [104:30 to 117:00]

Amazon logo Karasov, Deborah. "Urban Counter Images: Community Activism Meets Public Art." In Imaging the City: Continuing Struggles and New Directions. Edited by Lawrence J. Vale, and Sam Bass Warner. Center for Urban Policy Research, 2001, pp. 331-360. ISBN: 9780882851693.

Amazon logo Peattie, Lisa Redfield. Planning, Rethinking Ciudad Guayana. University of Michigan Press, 1987. ISBN: 9780472080694.

23 Top down planning

Required Readings

Sanyal, Bishwapriya. "The Myth of Development from Below." Annual Meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. Pasadena, CA, 1998. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo Caro, Robert. The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York. Vintage, 1975. ISBN: 9780394720241.

Amazon logo Flint, Anthony. "The Lower Manhattan Expressway." Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs took on New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City. Random House, 2011. ISBN: 9780812981360.

Amazon logo "Women Displaced: Democracy, Development and Identity in India." A dialogue with Smitu Kothari. In Women and the Politics of Place. Edited by Wendy Harcourt, and Arturo Escobar. Kumarian Press, 2005. ISBN: 9781565492073.

Recommended Readings

Amazon logo Altshuler, Alan A., and Institute of Land Policy. "Four Political Eras." Mega-Projects: The Changing Politics of Urban Public Investment. Brookings Institution Press, 2003. ISBN: 9780815701293.

Amazon logo Hall, Peter Geoffrey. "From Metropolis to Polyopolis." The Polycentric Metropolis: Learning from Mega-City Regions in Europe. Earthscan, 2009. ISBN: 9781844077472.

Salet, Willem, and Andreas Faludi. "Three Approaches to Strategic Spatial Planning." The Revival of Strategic Spatial Planning. Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2000, pp. 1-10.

Amazon logo Barnett, Jonathan. "The Fractured Metropolis." The Fractured Metropolis: Improving the New City, Restoring the Old City, Reshaping the Region. Westview Press, 1006, pp. 1-13. ISBN: 9780064302227.

Tendler, Judith. "What Ever Happened to Poverty Alleviation?" World Development 17, no. 7 (1989): 1033-1044.

Week 9: Is planning the "Handmaiden" of capitalism?
25 Peter Marcuse

Required Readings

"An Interview with Peter Marcuse." Critical Planning 15 (Summer 2008): 179-191. University of California at Los Angeles.

Amazon logo Marcuse, Peter. "From Justice Planning to Commons Planning." Searching for the Just City: Debates in Urban Theory and Practice. Edited by James Connolly, Johannes Novy, Ingrid Olivo, Cuz Potter, and Justin Steil. Routledge, 2009, pp. 99-102. ISBN: 9780415776134.

———. "Changing Times, Changing Planning: Critical Planning Today." Progressive Planning 182 (2010): 13-16.

Recommended Readings

Marx, Karl, and Friedrich Engels. Manifesto of the Communist Party. C.H. Kerr & Co., 1906.

26 Globalization and planning

Required Readings

Evans, Peter B. "The Eclipse of the State? Reflections on Stateness in an Era of Globalization." World Politics 50, no 1. (1997): 62-87.

Sagalyn, Lynne B. "Public/Private Development—Lessons from History, Research, and Practice." Journal of the American Planning Association 73 no. 1 (2007): 7.

Amazon logo Katznelson, Ira. "Social Justice, Liberalism and the City: Considerations on David Harvey, John Rawls and Karl Polanyi." The Urbanization of Injustice. Edited by Andy Merrifeild, and E. Swyngedouw. New York University Press, 1997, pp. 45-64. ISBN: 9780814755754.

Recommended Readings

Altshuler, Alan, and Marc Zegans. "Innovations and Creativity: Comparisons Between Public Management and Private Enterprise." Cities 7, no. 1 (1990): 16-24.

Frieden, Bernard J. "Center City Transformed Planners as Developers." Journal of the American Planning Association 56 no. 4 (1990): 423.

Amazon logo Brenner, Neil. "'Glocalization' as a State Spatial Strategy: Urban Entrepreneurialism and the New Politics of Uneven Development in Western Europe." Remaking the Global Economy: Economic-Geographical Perspectives. Edited by Jamie Peck, and Henry Yeung. Sage, 2003, pp. 197-215. ISBN: 9780761948971.

Week 10: Just processes vs. just outcomes
28 Process: Consensus building (Larry Susskind)

Required Readings

Susskind, Lawrence E. "Consensus Building, Public Dispute Resolution, and Social Justice." Fordham Urban Law Journal 35 (2008): 185. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo Al-Shejni, Lamis A. M. "Politics of Place in Multilevel Games: Are Arab Women Acting or Reacting?" Making the Invisible Visible: A Multicultural Planning History. Edited by Leonie Sandercock. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780520207356. [Preview on Google Books]

Recommended Readings

Amazon logo Susskind, Lawrence, and Jeffrey L. Cruikshank. Chapter 2 and appendix A in Breaking Robert's Rules: The New Way to Run Your Meeting, Build Consensus, and Get Results. Oxford University Press, 2006. ISBN: 9780195308365.

30 Outcomes (Susan Fainstein)

Required Readings

Amazon logo Flyvbjerg, Bent. "Power Has a Rationality That Rationality Does Not Know." Rationality and Power: Democracy in Practice. University of Chicago Press, 1998, pp. 225-36. ISBN: 9780226254517.

Amazon logo Martinotti, Guido. "A City for Whom? Transients and Public Life in the Second-Generation Metropolis." The Urban Moment: Cosmopolitan Essays on the Late-20th-Century City. Edited by A. Beauregard, and Sophie Body-Gendrot. Sage Publications, 1999, pp. 155-184. ISBN: 9780761914846.

Amazon logo Fainstein, Susan S. The Just City. Cornell University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780801446559.

Recommended Readings

Amazon logo Nozick, Robert. "Utopian Means and Ends." In Anarchy, State, and Utopia. Basic Books, 1974, pp. 326-334. ISBN: 9780465097203.

Amazon logo Marcuse, Herbert, Robert Paul Wolff, and Barrington Moore, Jr. "Repressive Tolerance." A Critique of Pure Tolerance." Beacon Press, 1997, pp. 95-137. ISBN: 9780807015599.

Amazon logo Sen, Amartya. "Institutions and Persons." The Idea of Justice. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009, pp. 75-113. ISBN: 9780674036130.

Amazon logo Walzer, Michael. Preface, early part of chapter 1 in Spheres of Justice: A Defense of Pluralism and Equality. Basic Books, 1984. ISBN: 9780465081899.

Week 11: Design
31 New urbanism (Brent Ryan)

Required Readings

Ellis, Cliff. "The New Urbanism: Critiques and Rebuttals." Journal of Urban Design 7, no. 3 (2002): 261. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo Cisneros, Henry, and Lora Engdahl. Chapter 4 in From Despair to Hope: HOPE VI and the New Promise of Public Housing in America's Cities. Brookings Institution Press, 2009, pp. 48-63. ISBN: 9780815714255.

Amazon logo Sorkin, Michael. "The End(s) of Urban Design." Urban Design. Edited by Alex Krieger, and William S. Saunders. University of Minnesota Press, 2009, pp. 155-182. ISBN: 9780816656394.

Week 12: Methodology
32 Measurement/expert knowledge/professionalism (Amy Glasmeier)

Recommended Readings

Jasanoff, Sheila. "A New Climate for Society." Theory, Culture & Society 27, no. 2 (2010): 233-253.

33 Storytelling/local knowledge (James Throgmorton)

Required Readings

Throgmorton, James A. "Planning as Persuasive Storytelling About the Future: Negotiating an Electric Power Rate Settlement in Illinois." Journal of Planning Education and Research 12, no. 1 (1992): 17-31.

Amazon logo Nobles, Melissa. "Race, Census and Citizenship." In Shades of Citizenship: Race and the Census in Modern Politics. Stanford University Press, 2000, pp. 1-25. ISBN: 9780804740593.

Amazon logo Gilbert, Melissa. "Identity Differences and the Geographies of Working Poor Women's Survival Strategies." In Gendering the City. Edited by K. B. Miranne, and A. Y. Young. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2000. ISBN: 9780847694518.

Recommended Readings

Farber, D., P. Loh, and J. Jennings. "Solving Environmental Injustices in Massachusetts: Forging Greater Community Participation in the Planning Process." Projections 3 (2002): 107-131.

Week 13: Final Week
35 e-Governance (Joe Ferreira)

Required Readings

Amazon logo Sanya, Bishwapriya, and Donald A. Schön. "Information Technology and Urban Poverty: The Role of Public Policy." In High Technology and Low-Income Communities: Prospects for the Positive Use of Advanced Information Technology. Edited by Donald A. Schön, Bishwapriya Sanyal, and William J. Mitchell. MIT Press, 1999. ISBN: 9780262691994.

Fountain, J. E. "The Virtual State: Transforming American Government?" National Civic Review 90, no. 3 (2001): 241-52. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Cecchini, Simone, and Monica Raina. "Electronic Government and the Rural Poor: The Case of Gyandoot." Information Technologies and International Development 2, no. 2 (2004): 65-75. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Recommended Readings

Brabham, Darren C. "Crowdsourcing the Public Participation Process for Planning Projects." Planning Theory 8, no. 3 (2009): 242-62.

Berg, Nate. "Developing the Open City: Planetization Interchange." Planetizen. October 15, 2009.

Amazon logo Noveck, Beth Simone. Wiki Government: How Technology Can Make Government Better, Democracy Stronger, and Citizens More Powerful. Brookings Institution Press, 2010, chapter 1, pp. 3-24. ISBN: 9780815705109.

Amazon logo Smillie, Ian. "The Failure to Learn from Failure." In Mastering the Machine Revisited: Poverty, Aid and Technology. Practical Action, 2000, pp. 3-68. ISBN: 9781853395079.

36 Education of city planners: Reflective practitioner, specialist, generalist

Required Readings

Amazon logo Perloff, Harvey S. "Education of City Planners: Past and Present." The Art of Planning: Selected Essays of Harvey S. Perloff. Edited by Leland Smith Burns, and John Friedmann. Springer, 1985, pp. 261-98. ISBN: 9780306420306.

Friedmann, John. "The Core Curriculum in Planning Revisited." Journal of Planning Education and Research 15, no. 2 (1996): 89-104.

Fischler, Raphael. "Reflective Practice." In History of Planning Ideas. Edited by Sanyal, Vale, and Rosan. Forthcoming.

Recommended Readings

Amazon logo Schön, Donald A. "The Loss of the Stable State." In Beyond the Stable State. W. W. Norton, 1973, pp. 9-30. ISBN: 9780393006858.

Amazon logo ———. "Implications for the Professions and Their Place in Society." The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think in Action. Basic Books, 1984. ISBN: 9780465068784.

Amazon logo ———. "Town Planning: Limits to Reflection-in-Action." The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think in Action. Basic Books, 1984. ISBN: 9780465068784.

Amazon logo Fainstein, Susan, and Lisa Sevron. "The Intersection of Gender and Planning." Gender and Planning: A Reader. Rutgers University Press, 2005, pp. 1-30. ISBN: 9780813534992.

Reread: Amazon logo Thomas, June Manning. "Racial Inequality and Empowerment: Necessary Theoretical Constructs for Understanding US Planning Theory." In Making the Invisible Visible: A Multicultural Planning History. Edited by Leonie Sandercock. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998, pp. 198-208. ISBN: 9780520207356. [Preview on Google Books]