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American Planning Tradition Culture and Policy

ISBN-10: 094387596X

ISBN-13: 9780943875965

Edition: 2000

Authors: Robert Fishman

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Description:

Today with everything urban and public perpetually in crisis, we turn towards the figures who shaped our cities and left a legacy of public spaces. This work reevaluates those planners and their times in a series of essays.
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Woodrow Wilson Center Press
Publication date: 6/15/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Foreword
The American Planning Tradition: An Introduction and Interpretation
Two Traditions
Holding the Middle Ground
The Metropolitan Tradition in American Planning
The Quest for National Planning
Federalism and National Planning: The Nineteeth-Century Legacy
"Watersheds" in Regional Planning
The National Resources Planning Board and the Reconstruction of Planning
Planning Environmentalism, and Urban Poverty: The Political Failure of National Land-Use Planning Legislation, 1970-1975
Recreating the "Commons": The Local Experience
Race and Renewal in the Cold War South: New Orleans, 1947-1968
The Capital of Good Planning: Metropolitan Portland since 1970
Local Initiative and Metropolitan Repetition: Chicago, 1972-1990
Reclaiming Common Ground: Water, Neighborhoods, and Public Places
Contributors
Index