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Suburban Sprawl: Private Decisions and Public Policy (Cities and Contemporary Society)

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Sprawl, or metropolitan de-concentration, has characterized urban development in America from it earliest days. This ground-breaking book combines historical, political, economic, geographic, and urban planning analysis to provide the most comprehensive overview of how and why urban sprawl occurs. It shows that all previous attempts to pin the blame on one or two causes totally miss the complex and interwoven character of public policy and private interests in creating today's urban form, and it explores policies that can be used to reduce sprawl or its negative consequences.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780765609687
Editor:
Wiewel, Wim
Editor:
Persky, Joseph
Editor:
Wiewel, Wim
Editor:
Persky, Joseph
Author:
Wiewel, Wim
Publisher:
M.E. Sharpe
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
City Planning & Urban Development
Subject:
Public Policy
Subject:
Suburbs
Subject:
Population density
Subject:
Political Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.
Subject:
Public Policy - General
Subject:
Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Cities and Contemporary Society (Paperback)
Publication Date:
20020731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
322
Dimensions:
9.10x5.98x.85 in. 1.23 lbs.

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