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Robert A. Beauregard

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780226297255

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226297422.001.0001

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Planning Will Always Be Modern

Planning Will Always Be Modern

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(p.211) Eleven Planning Will Always Be Modern
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Planning Matter
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Robert A. Beauregard

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226297422.003.0012

This chapter reflects on the tenacity with which planning holds onto its roots in a modernity that champions rationality and expertise, State engagement, and the public good. It does by reviewing the challenges launched against governmental planning in the 1960s and the 1980s, both of which planning successfully resisted in part by modifying its practices. Nonetheless, planning has not exchanged its commitment to modernism for either a post-modernism or a rejection of the divides between culture and nature on the one hand and science and politics on the other. planning

Keywords:   modernism, postmodernism, professional identity

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