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Urban sprawl, Debra A. Miller, book editor

Label
Urban sprawl
Title
Urban sprawl
Statement of responsibility
Debra A. Miller, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
307.76
Index
index present
LC call number
HT371
LC item number
.U73 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Miller, Debra A
Series statement
Current controversies
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  • Cities and towns
  • Land use, Rural
  • Land use, Urban
Label
Urban sprawl, Debra A. Miller, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-193) and index
Contents
Is urban sprawl a serious problem? Chapter overview / Environmental Literacy Council ; Urban sprawl causes a host of problems for U.S. communities / Don DeGraaf, Jill Lankford, and Sam Lankford ; Urban sprawl destroys habitat and farmland and harms biodiversity / Cynthia Berlin ; Urban sprawl is partially to blame for the nation's obesity problem / Brian Johnson ; Urban sprawl also afflicts developing countries / Neha Menon ; Urban sprawl is the American dream / Rachel Dicarlo ; Many suburbs are neighborhoods that provide good places to live / Terry O'Neill ; Concerns about urban sprawl are class-based objections to middle-class developments / Robert Bruegmann ; Some criticisms of urban sprawl are not supported by serious research / Samuel R. Staley and Matthew Hisrich -- Does urban sprawl harm the environment? Urban sprawl is a major environmental concern / Clean Water Action Council ; There is a clear connection between urban sprawl and air pollution / Matt Weiser ; Urban sprawl threatens the nation's water supplies / Brian Johnson ; Urban sprawl is threatening some of the most endangered wildlife / Eddie Nickens ; Urban sprawl is contributing to global warming / Worldwatch Institute ; Urban sprawl and automobiles cause fewer environmental problems than many people think / Ted Balaker and Sam Saley ; There is no crisis over disappearing farmland or open-space / Owen Courrèges ; Urban sprawl in some cases can help farmers / Wayne Wenzel ; Urban sprawl may not be so bad for wildlife / Space Daily -- Does urban sprawl contribute to the decline of cities? Urban sprawl has impoverished U.S. cities / Olga Bonfiglio ; Bigger, older cities continue to lose populations / Associated Press ; Inner cities continue to decline economically / Daniel Muniz ; Urban sprawl is an inherent part of urbanization / Witold Rybczynski ; Urban sprawl has kept housing prices affordable in cities that have not tried to restrict suburban growth / Wendell Cox -- Should urban sprawl be restricted? Smart growth developments are effective and becoming commonplace in U.S. cities / Mark Alden Branch ; The city of Portland, Oregon, provides an example of successful smart growth policies / Mass Market Retailers ; Smart growth solutions are better at slowing urban sprawl than population control strategies / Sierra Club ; Smart growth works best when directed away from ecologically sensitive areas / Defenders of Wildlife ; Smart growth is a threat to the American dream / Wendell Cox ; The smart growth/new urbanism policies have many problems, even in Portland, Oregon / Kennedy Smith ; Population control is essential to stopping urban sprawl / NumbersUSA
Control code
ocn191023987
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
201 p.
Isbn
9780737739664
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008001003
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1029183
  • (OCoLC)191023987
Label
Urban sprawl, Debra A. Miller, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-193) and index
Contents
Is urban sprawl a serious problem? Chapter overview / Environmental Literacy Council ; Urban sprawl causes a host of problems for U.S. communities / Don DeGraaf, Jill Lankford, and Sam Lankford ; Urban sprawl destroys habitat and farmland and harms biodiversity / Cynthia Berlin ; Urban sprawl is partially to blame for the nation's obesity problem / Brian Johnson ; Urban sprawl also afflicts developing countries / Neha Menon ; Urban sprawl is the American dream / Rachel Dicarlo ; Many suburbs are neighborhoods that provide good places to live / Terry O'Neill ; Concerns about urban sprawl are class-based objections to middle-class developments / Robert Bruegmann ; Some criticisms of urban sprawl are not supported by serious research / Samuel R. Staley and Matthew Hisrich -- Does urban sprawl harm the environment? Urban sprawl is a major environmental concern / Clean Water Action Council ; There is a clear connection between urban sprawl and air pollution / Matt Weiser ; Urban sprawl threatens the nation's water supplies / Brian Johnson ; Urban sprawl is threatening some of the most endangered wildlife / Eddie Nickens ; Urban sprawl is contributing to global warming / Worldwatch Institute ; Urban sprawl and automobiles cause fewer environmental problems than many people think / Ted Balaker and Sam Saley ; There is no crisis over disappearing farmland or open-space / Owen Courrèges ; Urban sprawl in some cases can help farmers / Wayne Wenzel ; Urban sprawl may not be so bad for wildlife / Space Daily -- Does urban sprawl contribute to the decline of cities? Urban sprawl has impoverished U.S. cities / Olga Bonfiglio ; Bigger, older cities continue to lose populations / Associated Press ; Inner cities continue to decline economically / Daniel Muniz ; Urban sprawl is an inherent part of urbanization / Witold Rybczynski ; Urban sprawl has kept housing prices affordable in cities that have not tried to restrict suburban growth / Wendell Cox -- Should urban sprawl be restricted? Smart growth developments are effective and becoming commonplace in U.S. cities / Mark Alden Branch ; The city of Portland, Oregon, provides an example of successful smart growth policies / Mass Market Retailers ; Smart growth solutions are better at slowing urban sprawl than population control strategies / Sierra Club ; Smart growth works best when directed away from ecologically sensitive areas / Defenders of Wildlife ; Smart growth is a threat to the American dream / Wendell Cox ; The smart growth/new urbanism policies have many problems, even in Portland, Oregon / Kennedy Smith ; Population control is essential to stopping urban sprawl / NumbersUSA
Control code
ocn191023987
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
201 p.
Isbn
9780737739664
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008001003
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1029183
  • (OCoLC)191023987

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