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Story and Sustainability: Planning, Practice, and Possibility for American Cities

Barbara Eckstein and James A. Throgmorton. 2003. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. Story and Sustainability explores the role of story in planning theory and practice, with the goal of creating U.S. cities able to balance competing claims for economic growth, … Continue reading

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Planning as Persuasive Storytelling: Constructing Chicago’s Electric Future

James A. Throgmorton. 1996. University of Chicago Press. Chicago, Il. Planning as Persuasive Storytelling is a revealing look at the world of political conflict surrounding the Commonwealth Edison Company’s ambitious nuclear power plant construction program in northern Illinois during the … Continue reading

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