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Suburban Sprawl Culture, Theory, and Politics

ISBN-10: 0742525813

ISBN-13: 9780742525818

Edition: 2003

Authors: Matthew J. Lindstrom, Hugh Bartling, H. William Batt, Mark Edward Braun, Michele Byers

List price: $36.00
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Description:

This book provides a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary analysis of suburban sprawl development and smart growth alternatives within the contexts of culture, ecology, and politics. It offers a mix of theoretical inquiry, historical analysis, policy critique, and case studies. In addition, each chapter is coupled with featured interviews with leading activists and policymakers working on sprawl issues. Visit our website for sample chapters!
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Book details

List price: $36.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/28/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Culture and Society: Contested Visions and Values
Sprawl and Its Discontents: The Rural Dimension
A Conversation
Waiting at the Gate: The New, Postmodern Promised Lands
A Conversation
Urban Impostures: How Two Neighborhoods Reframed Suburban Sprawl as a New Urbanist Paradise without Changing a Thing
A Conversation
Lawns as Artifacts: The Evolution of Social and Environmental Implications of Suburban Residential Land Use
A Conversation
Contesting Theories of Sprawl: Race, Class, and Culture
New Urbanism: Visionary Landscapes in the Twenty-First Century
A Conversation
Racial Critique of Public Housing Redevelopment Strategies
A Conversation
Race and Suburban Sprawl: Regionalism and Structural Racism
A Conversation
The Straw That Broke the Camel's Back: Preservation of an Urban Mountain Landscape
A Conversation
Development, Equity, and Policy Options: Theory and Cases
Smart Growth and the Law
A Conversation
Stemming Sprawl: The Fiscal Approach
A Conversation
Suburban Sprawl in Southeastern Wisconsin: Planning, Politics, and the Lack of Affordable Housing
A Conversation
From Sprawl to Smart Growth: The Case of Atlanta
Index
About the Contributors