Readings

Required readings for this course are listed below.


SES # TOPICS READINGS
1 Course Introduction
Client Introduction
2 What's Happening in Lawrence?
3 Site Visit @ LCW
4 Reflection Geertman, Stan. 2002. “Participatory Planning and GIS: A PSS to Bridge the Gap.” Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design 29, (2002): 21-35.

Rohe, William, and Michael Stegman. "The Impact of Home Ownership on the Social and Political Involvement of Low-Income People." Journal of the American Planning Association 60, no. 1 (1994): 173-184.

Traynor, William. "Hope and Caution: CDC Move Beyond Brick and Mortar." Shelterforce: The Journal of Affordable Housing Strategies 17, no. 5 (1995).

Weber, Rachel N., and Janet L. Smith. "Assets and Neighborhoods: The Role of Individual Assets in Neighborhood Revitalization." Housing Policy Debate 14, no. 1 and 2 (2003).
5 Introduction to IDAs; Guest Speakers
6 IDAs
7 IDA Discussion (cont.)
8 Data Collection Strategy
9 Client Meeting @ MIT
10 RGI Steering Committee Meeting
11 Group Work/ Group Two @ LCW
12 Open Format/ Discuss Readings Arsen, D. "Property Tax Assessment Rates and Residential Abandonment: Policy for New York City." American Journal of Economic Sociology 51, no. 3 (1992): 361-377.

Accordino, John, and Gary T. Johnson. "Addressing the Vacant and Abandoned Property Problem." Journal of Urban Affairs 22, no. 3 (2000): 301-315.

Rohe, William, and Leslie Stewart. "Homeownership and Neighborhood Stability." Housing Policy Debate 7, no. 1 (1996): 37-81.

Sherraden, Michael, Page-Adams, and Deborah. "Asset Building as a Community Revitalization Strategy.” Chapter 5 in Community Building: Renewal, Well-Being, and Shared Responsibility. Edited by Patricia L. Ewait, Freeman, and Dennis L. Poole. Washington, DC: NASW Press, 1998, pp. 45-58.
13 Group Work/ Group One @ LCW
14 Open Format/ Discuss Readings Booher, and Innes. "Network Power in Collaborative Planning." Journal of Planning Education and Research 21 (2002): 221-236

Forester, John. Planning in the Face of Power  (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1989) chap. 3 and 9.

Klosterman, R. E. “The What If? Collaborative Planning Support System.” Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design 26, (1999): 393-408. 

Margerum. "Collaborative Planning: Building Consensus and Building a Distinct Model for Practice." Journal of Planning Education and Research 21, no. 3 (2002). 
15 Client Meeting @ LCW
16 Open Format/ Discuss Readings  Innes, J. E., and D. M. Simpson. "Implementing GIS for planning: Lessons from the history of technological innovation." Journal of the American Planning Association 59, no. 2 (1993): 230-236.

Kellogg, Wendy. "From the Field: Observations on using GIS to develop a neighborhood environmental information system for community based organizations." Journal of Urban Affairs 22, no. 3 (2000): 221-226.

Talen, E. "Bottom-Up GIS: A New Tool for Individual and Group Expression in Participatory Planning." Journal of the American Planning Association 66, no. 3 (2000): 279-294.

———. "Constructing Neighborhoods from the Bottom Up: the Case for Resident Generated GIS." Environment and Planning B 26, (1999): 533-554.
17 Group Work @ LCW
18 Reflection
19 Discussion on Scenarios
20 Discussion on Data
21 Group Work
22 Group Work
23 Open Format/ Discuss Readings Healey, P. "A Planner's Day: Knowledge and Action in a Communicative Perspective." Journal of the American Planning Association 58, (1992): 9-20.

———. "Building Institutional Capacity through Collaborative Approaches to Urban Planning." Environment and Planning A 30, (1998): 1531-1546.

Innes, J. E. "Planning through Consensus Building: A New View of the Comprehensive Planning Ideal." Journal of the American Planning Association 62, (1996): 460-472.

———. "Information in Communicative Planning." Journal of the American Planning Association 64, no. 1 (1998): 52-63.
24 Group Work
25 Group Work
26 RGI Steering Committee Meeting
27 Final Presentation
28 Reflection