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Cul-de-Sac Syndrome Turning Around the Unsustainable American Dream

ISBN-10: 1576603202

ISBN-13: 9781576603208

Edition: 2009

Authors: John F. Wasik, John F. Wasik

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/10/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 207
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990

John F. Wasik is a special-projects editor of Consumer's Digest magazine and a lecturer at the University of Chicago. He lives with his family in Lake County, Illinois.

Preface
Introduction: The Foundation Cracks
A Dream Gone Bad
False Economics: American Dreamers in the Sunshine State
Origins of a Dream
How Debt Addiction Fed a Housing Crisis
Cul-de-Sac Nation: Symptoms of a Syndrome
The Spurbing of National Health
Reinventing Home and Community
Toward Sustainable Dreams
Building Smarter
The Near Death of a Suburb
Reclaiming the Inner City
Sustainability and Development: Bridging the Gap
The Bill Comes Due: Which Places Will Prosper?
Epilogue: Cleaning Up, Moving On
Notes
Index