This book critically analyzes the "fast urbanism" that characterizes decentralized, suburban metropolitan regions. Beginning in the Southwest U.S. borderland region, the book explores how this template, in different forms, has begun to diffuse south of the border into nations like Mexico and Brazil. The book ends by offering some suggestions for forging a different policy approach to managing our urban regions in the future.
About the Author
Lawrence A. Herzog is Professor of City Planning in the School of Public Affairs, San Diego State University, California. He has been a Fulbright Scholar twice (Peru, United Kingdom), a consultant to the U.S. Agency for International Development in Peru and Bolivia, and a Visiting Scholar or Visiting Professor in Italy, Spain, U.K., Netherlands, Mexico, Peru and Brazil. He is author/editor of ten books, including Return to the Center (Texas, 2006) and From Aztec to High Tech (Johns Hopkins, 1999). Herzog has published over fifty academic journal articles or book chapters, as well as over fifty popular essays in newspapers and magazines, including the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, New York Newsday, San Jose Mercury News and San Diego Union Tribune.
Table of Contents
1. The Globalization of Urban Sprawl 2. Sprawl Kills: Ecological Crisis on the Urban Periphery 3. Fast Suburbs in the Southwest Borderlands 4. Sprawl South of the Border: From Mexico City to Tijuana 5. A Global Suburb in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6. Beyond Urban Sprawl in a Globalizing World
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