Category Archives: scholarly articles

Planning for Floods at the University of Iowa: A Challenge for Resilience and Sustainability

[Note: This post refers to Charles Connerly, Lucie Laurian, and James Throgmorton. 2016. Planning for Floods at the University of Iowa: A Challenge for Resilience and Sustainability. Journal of Planning History 1538513216646131, first published on May 6, 2016. A complete … Continue reading

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What can planning theory be now?

This post is an abstract of a scholary article. For the article itself, see: James A. Throgmorton. 2013. In Greg Young and Deborah Stevenson. The Ashgate Companion to Planning and Culture. Farnham, England: Ashgate Publishing Ltd, pp. 105-120. How should … Continue reading

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Pork, Planning and Place

[Note: A complete version of this paper can be found at the following: Throgmorton, James A. 2012. Pork, Place, and Planning. Poroi: Vol. 8, 1. Available at: http://ir.uiowa.edu/poroi/vol8/iss1/2%5D This paper focuses on the relationship between pork producers and consumers, and … Continue reading

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Passion, Reason, and Power: The Rhetorics of Electric Power Planning in Chicago

J. A. Throgmorton. 1990. The Journal of Architectural and Planning Research 7, 4 (Winter): 330-350. This paper describes, justifies, and illustrates a conceptual framework that draws attention to the importance of rhetoric in planning. Defining rhetoric as persuasive discourse within … Continue reading

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The Bridge to Gretna: Three Faces of a Case

James A. Throgmorton. 2008. Planning Theory & Practice 9, 2 (June): 187-208. This paper explores diverse ways in which social scientists help to construct the meaning of particular events (or cases). It does so by focusing on an incident that … Continue reading

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Inventing “the Greatest”: Constructing Louisville’s Future out of Story and Clay

James A. Throgmorton. 2007. Planning Theory 6, 3 (November): 237-262. In earlier publications I have argued that planning can be thought of as a form of persuasive and constitutive storytelling about the future. In this article I tell a story … Continue reading

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Race from Berlin to Louisville: An Introduction

James A. Throgmorton. 2005. Poroi 4, 1; 54-59. This article introduces a symposium about race and racism in Berlin and Louisville after the end of the Cold War and the fall of the Wall between East and West. It begins … Continue reading

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