Ethics of Metropolitan Growth The Future of Our Built Environment

ISBN-10: 1441102809
ISBN-13: 9781441102805
Edition: 2010
Authors: Robert Kirkman
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Description: The Ethics of Metropolitan Growth is about the decisions people make that shape the built environment, from the everyday concerns of homeowners and commuters to grand gestures of national policy. Decisions about the built environment have taken on a  More...

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Book details

List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

The Ethics of Metropolitan Growth is about the decisions people make that shape the built environment, from the everyday concerns of homeowners and commuters to grand gestures of national policy. Decisions about the built environment have taken on a particular urgency in recent months. The financial crisis that began in the home mortgage system, the instability of fuel prices, and long-term projections of oil depletion and climate change are now intertwined with more conventional concerns about metropolitan growth, such as traffic flow and air quality. Now, it would seem, is an excellent time for clear thinking about what the built environment can and should become in the future.

Robert Kirkman is a New York Times bestselling author best known for his work on The Walking Dead, Invincible Ultimate X-Men and Marvel Zombies.

Introduction
Ethics
Ethics and Environment
Metropolitan Growth
The Ethics of Metropolitan Growth
Using the Framework
The Limits of Ethics
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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