publication . Article . 1986

An integral approach to town planning: lessons from personal construct theory, part 1

A Jackson;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1986 Journal: Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, volume 13, issue 4 July, pages 437-444
Abstract
Personal construct theory is introduced as an all-embracing philosophy which provides a consistent framework for integrating different notions about the planning process. The implication is that ‘man-the-planner’ does not necessarily have constructs which are better, more accurate, or more predictive than his subject, ‘man-the-planned’. Policies can be seen as theories, in which case they should be clearly expressed as such. The theory and its methodology have been used in an empirical investigation of planning examinations in public. This revealed great variation between the constructs of planners, developers, and the public. This study is reported in a...
Subjects
free text keywords: Geography, Planning and Development, General Environmental Science, Management science, Computer science, Planning process, Town planning, Knowledge management, business.industry, business, Personal construct theory
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publication . Article . 1986

An integral approach to town planning: lessons from personal construct theory, part 1

A Jackson;