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ERIC Number: ED124361
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jun
Pages: 135
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Regional Planning and Development: Organization and Strategies.
Williams, Anne S.; Lassey, William R.
Illustrating components of multi-county organization and emphasizing the rewards of area organization when carefully used as a tool to close the gaps between local, state, and Federal governments, this monograph presents the following five chapters: (1) "Key Factors in Area or Regional Boundry Delineation" (natural physical, biological, and human processes; spatial, social, political, and government organization; economic criteria); (2) "Federal, State, and Local Programs Emphasizing Regions" (dispensing the Federal dollar; coordination of planning/development programs; planning grants; rural areas; economic development areas/districts; resource conservation and development projects; community action programs; state-created or supported multi-county areas; councils of government; privately sponsored development organizations); (3) "Processes, Problems, and Requirements of Regional Organization and Planning"; (4) "Organization and Action Strategies" (degrees of citizen participation; identification with the new area; maximizing effective involvement; formal planning process; a planning process model; the action-planning concept; the role of professional staff as advocates; single-prupose and comprehensive planning; change strategies; resistance to change; living with conflict); (5) "Regional Multi-County Areas as a Tool for Planning and Development". (JC)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
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Sponsor: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Montana State Univ., Bozeman. Montana Agricultural Experiment Station.