Skip to content

Reluctant Metropolis The Politics of Urban Growth in Los Angeles

Best in textbook rentals since 2012!

ISBN-10: 0801865069

ISBN-13: 9780801865060

Edition: 2001

Authors: William Fulton

List price: $34.00
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!

Rental notice: supplementary materials (access codes, CDs, etc.) are not guaranteed with rental orders.

what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


In 12 essays, Fulton chronicles the history of urban planning in the LA metropolitan area, tracing the legacy of short-sighted political and financial gains that has resulted in an urban region on the brink of disaster.
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 12/4/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.95" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Preface to the Paperback Edition
Introduction: The Collapse of the Growth Machine
The Beachhead
Perestroika Co-opted
Suburbs of Extraction
Chinatown Redefined
The Money Train
The Reluctant Metropolis
The Education of Maria VanderKolk
The Politics of Extinction
The Taking of Parcel K
Welcome to Sales Tax Canyon
Whose Riot Was This, Anyway?
Cloning Los Angeles
Cocoon Citizenship and the Toon Town Urbanism
Photography Credits