The Limits to Communicative Planning

@article{Huxley2000TheLT,
  title={The Limits to Communicative Planning},
  author={Margo Huxley},
  journal={Journal of Planning Education and Research},
  year={2000},
  volume={19},
  pages={369 - 377}
}
  • M. Huxley
  • Published 1 June 2000
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Planning Education and Research
While stuLdies undertaken by communicative planninig theorists provide valuable inisights inito everyday platnning practice, there is a growing debate arounid the need for greater acknowledgement of relationis of power atnd iniequality. In particular, communicative planning theory has tended to obscure planning's problematic relation to the state. This paper openis for debate conceptionis of public dis-course in planning that, on the one hand, draw on Habermas's notions of communiicative… 

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