Contemporary Urban Planning

Contemporary Urban Planning

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Updated in its 10th edition, Contemporary Urban Planning provides readers with in-depth coverage of the historic, economic, political, legal, and environmental factors affecting urban planning as well as specific chapters on the various fields of planning. With updated coverage of the Obama administration's response to the present economic downturn, the text addresses the most pressing issues in urban development today - including the subprime mortgage crisis and home foreclosures, federal funding for public transportation, and new standards for qgreenq buildings. The book also includes new material on the rapidly growing field of planning for natural catastrophes.Many were tenant farmers or sharecroppers rather than owners of the land that they farmed. If the farmer who owned the land could cut costs by replacing manual labor with machinery, the tenant farmers had no choice but to move.10 And that ... Fragmentary evidence suggests that the income gap between central cities and suburban areas is narrowing, but a definitive statement on that will have to ... The largest of the group, Mesa, Arizona, had a population of over 400, 000 in 2002.

Title:Contemporary Urban Planning
Author:John M Levy
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-07-14


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