Planning Theory

Example of Systemic Change

Example of Systemic Change

An example of “Systemic Change” Systemic change is the ceaseless flow of change through time. It is inevitable. The human dependency on his environment and his competitive behaviour causes changes in ecology which must be carefully studied and dealt with especially in terms of planning. A planner should know how to guide and control these …

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Critical minimum effort Theory

Critical minimum effort Theory

The critical minimum effort theory was propounded by Prof. Harvey Leibenstein in his book Economic Backwardness and Economic growth. He discusses that underdeveloped countries are characterized by vicious circle of poverty which keeps them around a low income per capita equilibrium state. This circle is believed to be so vicious and deep rooted that no small effort …

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Collaborative Planning Theory

Collaborative Planning Theory

Collaborative Planning Theory is one of the most widely practiced theories which takes into account the roles  of the people for a better plan making. Four Components of Collaborative Planning Theory: 1. Arenas of discoursee are produced and reproduced. Arenas refers to the  spaces where negotiations and re-negotiations take place. Planning is an interactive and …

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Political Economy Model

Political Economy Model in Urban Planning

Political Economy Model in Urban Planning Political Economy Model aims at unearthing the power relations in and among different institutions. It studies the economic aspects of the government. It analyses the relation between impact of political actions such as policies and programmes on economics and the pure theory of economics which aims at studying the inter-relationships between …

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Advocacy Planning

Advocacy Planning Concept

Emergence of various planning concepts With the emergence of town or urban planning the need of research also grew. These research were an attempt to get a better understanding of the field and led to its evolution. Different planning theories like rational planning model, advocacy planning concept, collaborative planning theory, political economic model in urban …

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