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The Resource The limitless city : a primer on the urban sprawl debate, Oliver Gillham ; aerial photographs by Alex S. MacLean

The limitless city : a primer on the urban sprawl debate, Oliver Gillham ; aerial photographs by Alex S. MacLean

Label
The limitless city : a primer on the urban sprawl debate
Title
The limitless city
Title remainder
a primer on the urban sprawl debate
Statement of responsibility
Oliver Gillham ; aerial photographs by Alex S. MacLean
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gillham, Oliver
Dewey number
307.76/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HT384.U5
LC item number
G55 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
MacLean, Alex S
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cities and towns
  • Metropolitan areas
  • Suburbs
  • Land subdivision
  • Regional planning
  • États-Unis
Label
The limitless city : a primer on the urban sprawl debate, Oliver Gillham ; aerial photographs by Alex S. MacLean
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0666/2001007268-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. I. Understanding sprawl -- 1. What is sprawl? -- Characteristics and indicators of sprawl -- Definition of sprawl -- What makes sprawl? -- The limitless city -- Sprawl in summary -- 2. The origins of sprawl -- Industrial cities -- Reform -- The first modern suburbs -- Automobiles and roads -- Post-war suburban expansion -- Suburbanization and cities -- The origins of sprawl in summary -- 3. Reactions and countertrends -- Protesting the highways -- Cleaning up the environment -- The importance of history -- Resurgent older cities -- Analyzing the trends -- Mounting protest and reaction -- Reactions and countertrends in summary
  • pt. II. The sprawl debate -- 4. Outlining the debate -- In defense of sprawl -- Why is there any debate? -- The charges against sprawl -- Pro-development -- Untangling the sprawl brawl -- 5. Land and habitat -- Vanishing landscape? -- Natural habitat -- Land and habitat in summary -- 6. Transportation and energy -- Traffic -- Energy consumption -- Transportation and energy in summary -- 7. Pollution and public health -- Air quality -- Water quality -- Public health -- Pollution and public health summary -- 8. Economics and social equity -- The economics of sprawl -- Social divides and cities -- Economics and social equity in summary -- 9. Aesthetics and community -- Sprawl and aesthetics -- Community -- Aesthetics and community in summary
  • pt. III. Searching for alternatives -- 10. Growth management and smart growth -- Growth management -- What is "smart growth"? -- Smart growth measures -- Growth management and smart growth in summary -- 11. Preserving open space -- The importance of open space -- Open-space conservation programs -- Growth boundaries -- The downside of open-space conservation -- Preserving open space in summary -- 12. Changing development patterns -- Compact, mixed-use developments -- Revitalizing older downtowns and inner-ring suburbs -- The density issue -- Changing development patterns in summary -- 13. Viable public transportation -- The importance of public transportation -- Local public transportation initiatives -- Metropolitan transit initiatives -- Innovative transit technology -- Barriers to transit -- The land-use connection -- Viable public transportation in summary -- 14. Regionalism -- Expansion and annexation -- Recurrent regionalism -- Case studies in regionalism -- Regionalism in summary
  • pt. IV. The future and concluding thoughts -- 15. Thinking about the future -- The prospects for change -- Technology and cyberspace -- A picture of the future -- Thinking about the future in summary -- 16. Conclusion -- The suburban pattern -- A willing nation -- Suburban malaise -- A paradigm of democracy -- A misuse of resources -- Increasing pollution -- Pushing for transit -- A widening gulf -- Losing open space -- Changing growth priorities -- The sprawl we already have -- The continuing debate
Control code
ocm48468894
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvi, 309 pages
Isbn
9781559638333
Lccn
2001007268
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)48468894
Label
The limitless city : a primer on the urban sprawl debate, Oliver Gillham ; aerial photographs by Alex S. MacLean
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0666/2001007268-d.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. I. Understanding sprawl -- 1. What is sprawl? -- Characteristics and indicators of sprawl -- Definition of sprawl -- What makes sprawl? -- The limitless city -- Sprawl in summary -- 2. The origins of sprawl -- Industrial cities -- Reform -- The first modern suburbs -- Automobiles and roads -- Post-war suburban expansion -- Suburbanization and cities -- The origins of sprawl in summary -- 3. Reactions and countertrends -- Protesting the highways -- Cleaning up the environment -- The importance of history -- Resurgent older cities -- Analyzing the trends -- Mounting protest and reaction -- Reactions and countertrends in summary
  • pt. II. The sprawl debate -- 4. Outlining the debate -- In defense of sprawl -- Why is there any debate? -- The charges against sprawl -- Pro-development -- Untangling the sprawl brawl -- 5. Land and habitat -- Vanishing landscape? -- Natural habitat -- Land and habitat in summary -- 6. Transportation and energy -- Traffic -- Energy consumption -- Transportation and energy in summary -- 7. Pollution and public health -- Air quality -- Water quality -- Public health -- Pollution and public health summary -- 8. Economics and social equity -- The economics of sprawl -- Social divides and cities -- Economics and social equity in summary -- 9. Aesthetics and community -- Sprawl and aesthetics -- Community -- Aesthetics and community in summary
  • pt. III. Searching for alternatives -- 10. Growth management and smart growth -- Growth management -- What is "smart growth"? -- Smart growth measures -- Growth management and smart growth in summary -- 11. Preserving open space -- The importance of open space -- Open-space conservation programs -- Growth boundaries -- The downside of open-space conservation -- Preserving open space in summary -- 12. Changing development patterns -- Compact, mixed-use developments -- Revitalizing older downtowns and inner-ring suburbs -- The density issue -- Changing development patterns in summary -- 13. Viable public transportation -- The importance of public transportation -- Local public transportation initiatives -- Metropolitan transit initiatives -- Innovative transit technology -- Barriers to transit -- The land-use connection -- Viable public transportation in summary -- 14. Regionalism -- Expansion and annexation -- Recurrent regionalism -- Case studies in regionalism -- Regionalism in summary
  • pt. IV. The future and concluding thoughts -- 15. Thinking about the future -- The prospects for change -- Technology and cyberspace -- A picture of the future -- Thinking about the future in summary -- 16. Conclusion -- The suburban pattern -- A willing nation -- Suburban malaise -- A paradigm of democracy -- A misuse of resources -- Increasing pollution -- Pushing for transit -- A widening gulf -- Losing open space -- Changing growth priorities -- The sprawl we already have -- The continuing debate
Control code
ocm48468894
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvi, 309 pages
Isbn
9781559638333
Lccn
2001007268
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)48468894

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