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In the next section I describe their modification in the light of emergent social concerns. Davidoff and Reiner define planning "as a process for determining appropriate future courses of action through a sequence of choices" (in Faludi, 1973a, p . 11), an early example of a " p r o c e d u r a l " notion of planning. They mean determining in the sense of finding out and assuring. Choice relates to goals, alternatives and the guidance of action towards ends. The authors show the need for, and the means of, rendering judgments explicit.

This is not surprising. Merrian had been promoting the study by Walker (1950, 1st edition 1941) mentioned in Chapter 1 for its criticism of planning commissions, and arguing for planning as a staff function in local government rather than a task for independent commissions. (For a discussion see: H o w a r d , 1951, 1964; Nash and Durden, 1964; Bacon, 1964). Another sponsor was Walter Blucher, Executive Director of the American Society of Planning Officials (ASPO; now merged with the American Institute of Planners to form the American Planning Association).

T h u s , Chicago became the pioneering locus of the use of social science techniques for the analysis of and attempt to solve planning problems. And the war and the immediate post-war period were fertile in technical advances. These advances encouraged a kind of scientific optimism which became the hallmark of the rational planner (Sarbib, 1983, P. 79). The p r o g r a m m e started in the fall of 1947. At the beginning the faculty, with Tugwell, saw planning as really reflective decision-making.

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