Rule and order : Dutch planning doctrine in the twentieth century
They will want to know whether routine explanations (small country, industrious, disciplined people hardened by the perennial fight against the sea) hold any water, and they will want to know where to look for the bag of tricks of Dutch planners.
eBook, English, ©1994
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, ©1994
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Preface. Part 1: Background. 1. The Concept of Planning Doctrine. 2. Context and Roots of Strategic Planning. Part 2: The Unfolding of Planning. 3. `Planning is like Pregnancy, You can't Have just a Little'. 4. The Morning After: May 10th, 1940 and the Consequences. Part 3: Reconstruction. 5. Thinking on One's Feet. 6. A New Rationale. Part 4: The Heyday. 7. Planners find their Feet. 8. Doctrine at the Zenith. 9. Provincial Planning the Linchpin? 10. The Taste of Success. Part 5: Crisis and Response. 11. The Seeds of Doubt. 12. Forward Defense. 13. A Return to the Roots? Part 6: Conclusions. 14. Sharing the Blame (but not the Glory?) 15. Lessons. Note on English Literature on Dutch Planning. Bibliography of Works in English. Footnotes. Index.