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Everyday Ethics for Practicing Planners
This book is on the suggested reading list for planners preparing to take the AICP exam. As veteran planner Carol Barrett points out, the most troublesome conflicts for planners aren't between good and bad, they're between competing good, neither of which can be fully achieved. The 54 real-world scenarios described here typify the tough moral dilemmas that confront today's ...more
Paperback, 246 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by American Planning Association
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I thought my graduate class on public sector ethics was lame. I'm sure that if we would have read this book my thoughts on ethics would have changed! This is a great book for any planner in the public or private sector. It's written in a choose your own adventure format. The author writes the dilemma then give you a couple of options to choose from and then you learn about what option(s) you should have picked. Sometimes, all options are correct, sometimes there's a order to them..... I've never ...more