In This Review

Planning, Politics and Public Policy: The British, French and Italian Experience
Planning, Politics and Public Policy: The British, French and Italian Experience
Edited by Jack Hayward and Michael Watson
Cambridge University Press, 1975, 496 pp

The incipient debate on planning in the United States evaporates into generalities when compared with this many-sided volume that looks at industrial policy, land-use, employment, regions, transport, and, above all, the governmental and decision-making processes that have shaped planning and been shaped by it.