Network Power in Collaborative Planning

  title={Network Power in Collaborative Planning},
  author={David E. Booher and Judith Eleanor Innes},
  journal={Journal of Planning Education and Research},
  pages={221 - 236}
  • D. Booher, J. Innes
  • Published 1 April 2000
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Planning Education and Research
This article makes a case that collaborative planning is becoming more important because it can result in network power. Collaborative policy processes are increasingly in use as ways of achieving results in an era distinguished by rapid change, social and political fragmentation, rapid high volume information flow, global interdependence, and conflicting values. Network power can be thought of as a flow of power in which participants all share. It comes into being most effectively when three… 

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