Planning Theory

Relation between Premodern, Modern and Postmodern

Sociological & Philosophical Understanding | Premodern, Modern & Postmodern period

In this article, we are going to explore the sociological and philosophical understanding of premodern, modern and postmodern and how they developed over the period. To start with, as Feldman describes, there are two consecutive substages of premodernism, which he respectively, calls cyclical and the eschatological (Feldman, 2000). The cyclical stage had a firm belief …

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Public Interest in Planning - Slum Clearance

Relocation of Slum People: Case Study of Mumbai Railway Slum Relocation

Relocation of the poor involves large-scale exploitation of their rights, human behavior and resources. This claim is about the exploitation of the poor railway slum dwellers who were relocated and their sufferings during and after the relocation. This article is a review and an attempt to highlight he concerns and claims discussed in paper “Beyond …

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Informal and Formal Settlements (Indian Context)

Sites of entitlement: claim, negotiation & struggle in Mumbai | Review

Overview: Understanding the basic need & fundamentals  The way fundamental organizations should be, and the way they are experienced by the general population dwelling in informal settlements is totally different. By and large, lawful and strategy structures are considered as sites of entitlement (Colin McFarlane and Renu Desai) to fundamental foundation and administrations, yet these …

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Plural Planning

Relation Between Advocacy & Plural Planning with case studies

Overview  – Advocacy Planning & Plural Planning Advocacy and plural plan making work on the simple principle to provide equity among all classes in the society, yet loopholes do exist. Studying them along with the claims, may lead to some solutions for the future plan making, if ever implemented. There is an inter-relationship between advocacy …

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Community Participation

Community Participation | Types, Process & Facilitation

Community participation is provided and facilitated by various legal provisions. In many countries constitution provides the basic framework for empowerment of both the urban local government and the citizens. The mechanism of creation of Wards Committees, local groups, self help groups etc provides the structure for citizens’ participation. Institutions of local government are highly participatory, primarily …

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