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A Development Mistake on the Eastern Edge of Downtown Iowa City

On January 8, 2013, a 5-1 majority of the City Council of Iowa City chose a preferred development for the site at the northeast corner of College and Gilbert Streets. I think the majority’s decision was a mistake. The following … Continue reading

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Minorities and Energy: A Review of Recent Findings and a Guide to Future Research

James A. Throgmorton and M. Bernard III. 1986. In Proceedings of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s 1986 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings Vol. VII. Washington: American Council for an Energy- Efficient Economy: 260-280. This report discusses … 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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Review of John Randolph and Gilbert Masters’ Energy for Sustainability

James A. Throgmorton. 2009. Journal of Planning Education and Research 29, 1 (Fall): 119-120. This article reviews John Randolph and Gilbert M. Masters’ 816-page Energy for Sustainability: Technology, Planning, Policy. The review concludes that Energy for Sustainability is a very … Continue reading

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Synthesizing Politics, Rationality and Advocacy: Energy Policy Analysis for Minority Groups

J.A. Throgmorton. 1989. Policy Studies Review 8, 2: 300-321. This paper explores the interaction between three primary activities (political influence, scientific analysis, and advocacy) in the practice of policy analysis. After arguing that successful practice depends on the ability of … Continue reading

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