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Foreword: Recent Emergence of Sprawl as an Issue in American Policy Debates - Neal Peirce Preface Acknowledgments Introduction Part I. Sprawl in Context 1. Defining and Managing Sprawl - David C. Soule 2. Historical Framework: Citites and Their Regions, Suburbanization, and Federal Policies - David C. Soule 3. Legal Framework: The Laws of Sprawl and the Laws of Smart Growth - Jay Wickersham 4. Planning Framework: A Planning Framework for Managing Sprawl - Ralph Willmer 5. Economic Framework: The Economics of Sprawl - Zenia Kotval and John Mullin 6. Social Framework: Sprawl, Race, and Concentrated Poverty--Changing the "Rules of the Game" - David Rusk 7. Social Framework: Planning for a Civic Society--Investing in Social Infrastructure to Develop Social Capital - Meredith Cooper 8. Political Framework: The politics of Sprawl - David C. Soule Part II. Sprawl Dynamics 9. Real Estate Markets and Property Law - David C. Soule 10. Transportation Systems: Market Choices and Fair Prices--Five Years of Twin Cities Research - Curtis Johnson 11. Atlanta Metropatterns: A Regional Agenda for Community and Stability - Myron Orfield Part III. What's Wrong with Sprawl? 12. Shared Freedom: A Dynamic Standard for Equity in the Sprawl Debate - John Moynihan 13. The Impact of Sprawl on the Environment and Human Health - Sarah Gardner 14. The Cost of Sprawl - David C. Soule Part IV. Measuring and Analyzing Sprawl 15. Measuring Change: Databases, Build-Out Analysis, Scenario Planning, and Models - David C. Soule 16. Taking Democracy to Scale: Tools for Planning at the Speed of Change - Ron Thomas Part V. Cross-Cutting Issues 17. Sprawl and Local Government Taxation Regimes: Cause and Effect - Ari Bruening, James Hlawek, and David C. Soule 18. Immigration: Friend or Foe - Alexander von Hoffman and David C. Soule Part VI. Policy Prescriptions 19. Governing Complexity: The Emergence of Regional Compacts - Douglas Henton, John Melville, and John Parr 20. The Local Arena: Changing Regulations and Standards to Address Sprawl - Terry Szold 21. Greenspace and Natural Resource Preservation - Robert Yaro 22. Regional Equity and Smart Growth: Opportunities for Advancing Social and Economic Justice in America - Angela Glover Blackwell and Radhika K. Fox Conclusion Appendix I: Database Resources Appendix II: Web Sites for Sprawl Research Appendix III: Contact Information for Smart-Growth Alliances Appendix IV: Ahwahnee Principles for Resource-Efficient Communities Glossary Comprehensive Bibliography Index About the Editor and Contributors
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Cities and towns -- United States -- Growth.
Regional planning -- United States.