1. Read the following chapters in your text, Contemporary Urban Planning:
o Chapter 1: An Overview
o Chapter 2: The Urbanization of America
o Chapter 3: The History of Planning: Part I
o Chapter 4: The History of Planning: Part II
2. Read the following article to assist you to answer this week’s discussions:
o Rosenbloom, D. (2008). The politics-administration dichotomy in U.S. historical context. Public Administration Review, 68(1), 57-60.
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Interconnectedness & Complexity
In your one-page paper excluding the title and reference page address each below. Use at least 2 references including the classroom text book:
Define the concepts of interconnectedness and complexity as it relates to urban planning.
Why are these two concepts so important to urban planning?
Explain what Woodrow Wilson (1887) meant when he claimed that politics and administration should be considered to exist separately from each other.
How do the concepts of interconnectedness and complexity compare to the theory posited by Woodrow Wilson claiming that administration is separate from politics?