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Public Roads

Danny M. Adkison and Lisa McNair Palmer

in The Oklahoma State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197514818
eISBN:
9780197514849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514818.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses Article XVI of the Oklahoma constitution, which concerns public roads. Building and maintaining a state highway system is a mandatory governmental function over which the state ... More


The Rise of the State as a Sympathetic Liberal Subject in Hardy's The Woodlanders

Zarena Aslami

in The Dream Life of Citizens: Late Victorian Novels and the Fantasy of the State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241996
eISBN:
9780823242030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241996.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter argues that Thomas Hardy's novel of rural life, The Woodlanders, locates the effects of late Victorian state fantasy in the hinterlands of the nation, denaturalizing a process that was ... More


Community impact assessment for US17

Anne Morris

in Running on empty: Transport, social exclusion and environmental justice.

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345707
eISBN:
9781447303282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345707.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents a community-impact assessment (CIA) that was initiated in response to road-widening proposals for route US17, one of the oldest highways in the US. The assessment method was ... More


Getting Farmers—and Tourists—“Out of the Mud”: Alabama's Nineteenth-Century Experience with Public Projects and Its Response to the Federal Road Aid Acts of 1916 and 1921

Martin T. Olliff

in Nation within a Nation: The American South and the Federal Government

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049878
eISBN:
9780813050348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049878.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Martin T. Olliff informs us that, like the epic railroad construction of the nineteenth century, a system of roads and highways that were sturdy enough to serve heavy automobile and truck traffic ... More


Fields of planning action: housing, economy and infrastructure

Tim Marshall

in The Politics and Ideology of Planning

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447337201
eISBN:
9781447337256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337201.003.0010
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Here three core fields of planning activity are analysed, to excavate the political and ideological forces in play in each case. The fields are housing, commercial development (industry, retail, ... More


Highways

Duncan Fairgrieve and Dan Squires QC

in The Negligence Liability of Public Authorities, Second Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199692552
eISBN:
9780191933035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199692552.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Damages claims brought against public authorities responsible for the maintenance of highways are common. It has been suggested that claims brought against local authorities in their capacity as ... More


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