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Transforming “Rubbertown”

Throgmorton, James A. Work in progress. “Transforming ‘Rubbertown’: The Rhetorical Construction of Sustainability and Environmental Justice in Louisville, Kentucky.” I’m still working on this paper, wanting to revise it in light of the “Toxic Talk” Symposium I directed back in … 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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