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The Resource Global urban growth : a reference handbook, Donald C. Williams

Global urban growth : a reference handbook, Donald C. Williams

Label
Global urban growth : a reference handbook
Title
Global urban growth
Title remainder
a reference handbook
Statement of responsibility
Donald C. Williams
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Donald C.
Dewey number
307.7609172/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HT371
LC item number
.W545 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary world issues
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Urbanization
  • Cities and towns
  • Cities and towns
Label
Global urban growth : a reference handbook, Donald C. Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preface -- Global urban growth -- Urban growth pressures and sprawl in America -- Background to the current crisis : land resources and public policy in America historic evolution of urban land use in America -- The contemporary phenomenon of urban sprawl : costs and consequences -- Making better use of the land : the debate over controlling urban sprawl -- Containing sprawl through local zoning -- State-wide prescriptions for sprawl -- Preserving rural lands from urban sprawl -- Fighting sprawl by reclaiming central cities -- Improving life in the suburbs -- Recent trends in the debate over sprawl -- The smart growth movement -- The property rights challenge -- Federal smart growth initiatives -- New trends in urban growth -- References -- Urban growth around the world -- Urban growth in the developed world -- Western Europe -- Eastern Europe and Russia -- Future directions for Europe and Russia -- Japan and East Asia -- Canada -- Urban growth in the developing world -- Urbanization in historical perspective -- Cities of the developing world today -- Life in the slums -- Growth and evolution of slums -- Latin America -- Sub-Saharan Africa -- Middle East -- South Asia -- Southeast Asia -- China -- Future directions in the developing world -- What can be done about slums? -- Turning to the international community -- Private sector solutions to slums -- References -- Chronology -- Biographical sketches
Control code
ocn745980469
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 311 p.
Isbn
9781598844429
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Lccn
2011049766
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o745980469
  • (OCoLC)745980469
Label
Global urban growth : a reference handbook, Donald C. Williams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preface -- Global urban growth -- Urban growth pressures and sprawl in America -- Background to the current crisis : land resources and public policy in America historic evolution of urban land use in America -- The contemporary phenomenon of urban sprawl : costs and consequences -- Making better use of the land : the debate over controlling urban sprawl -- Containing sprawl through local zoning -- State-wide prescriptions for sprawl -- Preserving rural lands from urban sprawl -- Fighting sprawl by reclaiming central cities -- Improving life in the suburbs -- Recent trends in the debate over sprawl -- The smart growth movement -- The property rights challenge -- Federal smart growth initiatives -- New trends in urban growth -- References -- Urban growth around the world -- Urban growth in the developed world -- Western Europe -- Eastern Europe and Russia -- Future directions for Europe and Russia -- Japan and East Asia -- Canada -- Urban growth in the developing world -- Urbanization in historical perspective -- Cities of the developing world today -- Life in the slums -- Growth and evolution of slums -- Latin America -- Sub-Saharan Africa -- Middle East -- South Asia -- Southeast Asia -- China -- Future directions in the developing world -- What can be done about slums? -- Turning to the international community -- Private sector solutions to slums -- References -- Chronology -- Biographical sketches
Control code
ocn745980469
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 311 p.
Isbn
9781598844429
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Lccn
2011049766
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o745980469
  • (OCoLC)745980469

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