By Michael Gunder,Jean Hillier

This booklet takes a Lacanian, and similar post-structuralist viewpoint to demythologize ten of the main seriously utilised phrases in spatial making plans: rationality, the great, simple task, probability, development, globalization, multi-culturalism, sustainability, accountability and 'planning' itself. It highlights that those phrases, and others, are mere 'empty signifiers', which means every little thing and not anything. in response to overseas examples of making plans perform and approach, making plans in Ten phrases or much less means that spatial and concrete making plans is essentially in response to the development and deployment of ideological wisdom claims.

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