Cohesion or Disjunction in the Planning of Public Policy?

  • J. D. Stewart


There is no final answer to the debate over cohesion or disjunction in the planning process. The argument for cohesion is normally set in the terminology of comprehensive planning.


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Notes and References

  1. This chapter draws upon a wide range of material in which this debate is pursued. Special reference should be made to the following: D. Braybrooke and C. Lindblom, A Strategy of Decision (New York: The Free Press, 1963).Google Scholar
  2. Y. Dror, Public Policy Re-examined (Scranton, Penn.: Chandler, 1968).Google Scholar
  3. A. Etzioni, The Active Society (New York: The Free Press, 1968).Google Scholar
  4. A. Faludi, Planning Theory (Oxford: Pergamon, 1973).Google Scholar
  5. J. Friend and W. Jessup, Local Government and Strategic Choice (London: Tavistock, 1971).Google Scholar
  6. R. Greenwood and J. D. Stewart (eds), Corporate Planning in Local Government (London: Charles Knight, 1974).Google Scholar
  7. H. A. Simon, Administrative Behaviour (New York: The Free Press (paperback edition), 1965).Google Scholar
  8. J. D. Stewart, The Responsive Local Authority (London: Charles Knight, 1974).Google Scholar
  9. G. Vickers, The Art of Judgment (London: Methuen, 1965).Google Scholar

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© Helmuth Heisler, John Carrier, Bleddyn Davies, Neil Fraser, Howard Jones, Peter Kaim-Caudle, Ian Kendall, Thomas McPherson, Della Adam Nevitt, Muriel Nissel, Barbara Rodgers, J. D. Stewart, George F. Thomason 1977

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