Reluctant Metropolis The Politics of Urban Growth in Los Angeles

ISBN-10: 0801865069

ISBN-13: 9780801865060

Edition: 2001

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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.
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 8/9/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

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