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Author Hall, Peter, 1932-2014.

Title Great Planning Disasters.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 1982.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (337 pages).
Series California Series in Urban Development, 1
California Series in Urban Development, 1.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Contents Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Preface; Introduction to the American Edition; 1 Overview; PART ONE: Case Studies; 2 London's Third Airport; 3 London's Motorways; 4 The Anglo-French Concorde; 5 San Francisco's BART System; 6 Sydney's Opera House; 7 Two Near-Disasters: California's New Campuses and Britain's National Library; PART TWO: Analysis; 8 Approaching the Problem; 9 The Actors: (1) The Community; 10 The Actors: (2) The Bureaucracy; 11 The Actors: (3) The Politicians; 12 The Actors in Concert; 13 Towards Prescription; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K.
Lm; n; o; p; r; s; t; u; v; w; z.
Summary Recounts the histories of five planning disasters and two near-disasters and analyzes the decisions of the professional bureaucrats, community activists, and politicians involved in the planning process. This book includes an introduction which reflects on the moral planners that citizens should draw from them.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject City planning -- Case studies.
Planning -- Case studies.
Electronic books.
Case studies.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780520906945 (electronic bk.)
0520906942 (electronic bk.)