Highlights the gap between the official rhetoric and the political reality of democratic decentralisation and bottom-up planning using an in-depth study of the metropolitan planning process in Kolkata, India. This book focuses on the dynamic interactions between planners and the operation of the political process that shapes this reality.It is worth mentioning here that, based on my analysis of the minutes of the KMPCa#39;s various sector committee meetings, only rarely ... KMPC, they had to justify the inclusion of some of the proposals and the dropping of others based on some kind of a#39;technicala#39; analysis. ... ward-level plans, I asked one councillor from Kolkata Municipal Corporation and one councillor from South Dum Dum Municipality, whoanbsp;...
|Title||:||Planning from the Bottom Up|
|Publisher||:||IOS Press - 2008-01-01|