Spirituality and the Urban Professions: The Paradox at the Heart of Planning

@article{Sandercock2006SpiritualityAT,
  title={Spirituality and the Urban Professions: The Paradox at the Heart of Planning},
  author={L. Sandercock},
  journal={Planning Theory & Practice},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={65 - 97}
}
  • L. Sandercock
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Planning Theory & Practice
  • When I was a child I was told that there were three things we never discuss in public: politics, religion, and money. As a young adult, groping for meaning in life and for meaningful work, I gravitated to the urban/city-building professions as a way of working for social justice, and found myself talking about nothing but politics and money for the next 25 years, since that’s what most urban conflicts seemed to be about. My first book, in 1975, was tellingly titled Cities for Sale, and… CONTINUE READING
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