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Temporality and joint commitment in railway planning

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Title: Temporality and joint commitment in railway planning
Authors: Boholm, Åsa
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: CEFOS
Organization: CEFOS
Series/Report no.: CEFOS Working Papers
Abstract: Decisions are seen from a phenomenological lens focusing on their characteristic temporal and flexible structure of meaning. In a bureaucratic social setting emphasizing procedural rules, legal constraints and formal rationality the temporality of decisions can prove to be problematic. The physical planning of transport systems infrastructure projects is characterized by high level of social, material, technical and regulatory complexity. Drawing on ethnographic observations of railway planning ... more
ISSN: 1653-3895
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