Metroburbia, USA

Metroburbia, USA

by Paul L Knox

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ISBN-13: 9780813545158
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 06/19/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 248
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Paul L. Knox is a university distinguished professor and senior fellow for international advancement at Virginia Tech University. Between 1997 and 2006 he served as dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies. He is also a member of the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning and has written many books, including Urbanization: An Introduction to Urban Geography.

Table of Contents

Contents List of Illustrations List of Tables Preface Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Prelude: The Serial Enchantment of Suburbia Chapter 3 Metroburbia and the Anatomy of the New Metropolis Chapter 4 Developers' Utopias Chapter 5 Comfortably Numb: Degenerate Utopias and Evangelistic Consultants Chapter 6 The Politics of Privatism Chapter 7 Material Culture and Society in Metroburbia Chapter 8 Vulgaria: Moral Landscapes at the Leading Edges of the New Metropolis Notes Bibliography Index

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