Australia's Unintended Cities

Australia's Unintended Cities

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Australiaa€™s Unintended Cities identifies and researches housing and housing-related urban outcomes that are unintended consequences of other policies, the structure of incentives and disincentives for the housing market, and governance arrangements for metropolitan areas and planning and service delivery. It is argued that unintended consequences have a greater impact on the housing market and Australiaa€™s cities and their future than policies directly concerned with housing, urban policy and metropolitan strategic planning. The book will inform policy makers, including government officials, consultants and politicians. It will also be used by academics and students in various areas of urban policy, such as housing and urban planning, as well as environment, public policy and economics.Suburbanisation had also a#39;hollowed outa#39; population from inner-city zones, leading to perceptions of a mismatch between ... and economic problems, a new environmental question drew attention to the ecological consequences of suburban expansion. ... The global oil price shocks of the 1970s highlighted the risks of suburban car dependence arising from the post-war ... In Sydney, for example, as Searle (2007) described, zoning regulations were changed in the early 1980s to allowanbsp;...

Title:Australia's Unintended Cities
Author:Richard Tomlinson
Publisher:CSIRO PUBLISHING - 2012-11-20


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