Planning in the USA: Policies, Issues and Processes

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Taylor & Francis, Sep 11, 2003 - Social Science - 384 pages
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Planning in the USA is a comprehensive introduction to the policies, theory and practice of planning. Outlining land use, urban planning and environmental protection policies, this fully illustrated book explains the nature of the planning process and the way in which policy issues are identified, defined and approached. Offering a detailed account of urbanization in the USA, Barry Cullingworth reveals the problematic nature and limitations of the planning process, the fallibility of experts, and difficulties facing policy-makers in their search for solutions.
Coverage includes:
* Land Use Regulation
* Transport, Housing and Community Development
* Public Attitudes to Planning
* Property Rights
* Environmental Planning and Policies
* Growth Management
* Planning and Governance
Barry Cullingworth's Planning in the USA is an essential book for students and planners and all who are concerned with the nature of contemporary urban and environmental problems.

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