Land Use and Society Geography, Law, and Public Policy

ISBN-10: 1559636858

ISBN-13: 9781559636858

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

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This revised edition includes the 2000 census figures. The chapter on zoning has been extended to cover smart growth & the conclusion has been updated.
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List price: $70.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 6/18/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Introduction: Geography, Law, and Landscape: Reflections on a Cross-Country Flight
Preliminaries: Land, Geography, and Law
The Meanings and Uses of Land
The Interaction of Geography and Law
From Feudalism to Federalism: The Social Organization of Land Use
Historic Roots of Modern Land Use Institutions
City Growth and Reform in the Nineteenth Century
Building a Metropolitan Nation: 1900-1945
The Polarized Metropolis: 1945-2000
Discordant Voices: Property Ownership, Local Government, and the Courts
Property Rights: The Owner as Planner
The Tapestry of Local Governments
Local Zoning and Growth Management
Land Use and the Courts
Beyond Localism: The Search for Broader Land Use Policies
Land Programs: Regional, State, Federal
Congress and the Metropolitan Environment
Conclusion: Status and Prospects
About the Author
Some Common Acronyms
List of Cases
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