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This extensively revised edition of Planning in the USA continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to the policies and practices of planning. Discussing land use, urban planning and environmental protection policies, this fully illustrated book explains the nature of the planning process.


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Planning in the USA

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Overview

This extensively revised edition of Planning in the USA continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to the policies and practices of planning. Discussing land use, urban planning and environmental protection policies, this fully illustrated book explains the nature of the planning process.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203890943
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/19/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 480
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Barry Cullingworth was Emiritus Professor of Urban Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Delaware, and has held posts at the Universities of Manchester, Durham, Glasgow, Birmingham, Toronto and Cambridge. Barry Cullingworth of Planning in the USA, 2nd ed. (Routledge, 2003). His most current work was serving as editor of the Encyclopedia of the City (Routledge 2005).

Roger W. Caves is a Professor of City Planning and Director of the Graduate City Planning Program at San Diego State University (SDSU). He is the author of Land Use Planning: The Ballot Box Revolution (Sage Publications, 1992); editor of Exploring Urban America: An Introductory Reader (Sage Publications, 1995); and co-author with

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Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: Planning and Government 1. The Nature of Planning 2. Urbanization 3. Governing and Planning Urban Areas Part 2: Land Use Regulation 4. The Evolution of Planning and Zoning 5. The Institutional and Legal Framework of Planning and Zoning 6. The Techniques of Zoning and Subdivision Regulations 7. The Comprehensive Plan 8. Financing and Planning for Development Part 3: Growth Management 9. Growth Management and Local Government 10. Urban Growth Management and the States Part 4: Planning and Development Issues 11. Aesthetics 12. Heritage and Historic Preservation 13. Transportation 14. Housing 15. Community and Economic Development Part 5: Environmental Policy and Planning 16. Environmental Policy and Planning 17. The Limits of Environmental Policy Part 6: Technology in Planning 18. Technology and Planning Conclusion 19. Some Final Questions

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