Recent Trends in Planning as Ideology: A Critique of Anderson and Robins

  title={Recent Trends in Planning as Ideology: A Critique of Anderson and Robins},
  author={E. Krause},
  journal={International Journal of Health Services},
  pages={671 - 676}
  • E. Krause
  • Published 1976
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Health Services
What is health planning, and whose interests do existing planners and planning programs advance? The available evidence on federal programs such as Hill-Burton, Regional Medical Program (RMP), and Comprehensive Health Planning (CHP) indicates that two processes increasingly became evident as time passed from the 1940s to the late sixties. The first of these was the increase in occupation-based, self-interested activity by members of the planner group themselves, the second the escalation in… Expand


Health Planning as a Managerial Ideology
  • E. Krause
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • International journal of health services : planning, administration, evaluation
  • 1973
It is concluded that health planning cannot operate in the present sociopolitical context except as an ideology to justify the status quo in health services. Expand