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Land Use and Land Degradation

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter focuses on the sustainable use of land which is fixed in availability and has competing uses for meeting the requirements of any economy. As agriculture for food supply is the most ... More


Planning Politics

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines how planning politics produced a distinctive pattern of development in Montgomery County over a century of land use decisions. It introduces a conceptual framework to help make ... More


Private Market-Based Regulations: What They Are, and What They Mean for Land-Use Governance

Graeme Auld

in Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026901
eISBN:
9780262322126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026901.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Private market-based regulations feature prevalently in governance across economic sectors. This chapter examines how private regulators contribute to problem-oriented efforts in land-use governance. ... More


Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Royce Hanson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Land use policy is at the center of suburban political economies because everything has to happen somewhere but nothing happens by itself. This book explores how well a century of strategic land-use ... More


Trials in Corridor City Planning

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the problems that arose during the planning and development of three corridor cities in Montgomery County: Rockville, Gaithersburg, and Germantown. The idea of corridor cities ... More


Accessibility and Urban Form

Jonathan Levine, Joe Grengs, and Louis A. Merlin

in From Mobility to Accessibility: Transforming Urban Transportation and Land-Use Planning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501716072
eISBN:
9781501716102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716072.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter assesses the relationship between urban form and accessibility by comparing accessibility across metropolitan regions in the United States. A prevalent view among urban planning ... More


The Order-Maintenance Agenda as Land-Use Policy

Nicole Stelle Garnett

in Ordering the City: Land Use, Policing, and the Restoration of Urban America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124941
eISBN:
9780300155051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124941.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Land-use policies focus primarily on the regulation of private property, but their goal has long been to maximize overall community health. Therefore, evaluating order-maintenance policies through ... More


The Importance of Planning and Politics

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book concludes with a discussion of Montgomery County's contribution to understanding planning politics. Montgomery's experience highlights the complementary roles and reasoning processes of ... More


Agrarian Changes and Security of Tenure

Sir John Baker

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume VI 1483–1558

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258179
eISBN:
9780191681806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258179.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the property law related to agricultural land and security of tenure in England during the Tudor period. At the end of the 15th century the law of real property appeared still ... More


The End of Suburbia?

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on White Flint, a 400-acre obsolete commercial strip on Montgomery County's most congested roadway, and some of the important lessons it offers with respect to successful ... More


The Agricultural Possibilities of the Canal Zone

Ashley Carse

in Beyond the Big Ditch: Politics, Ecology, and Infrastructure at the Panama Canal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028110
eISBN:
9780262320467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028110.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter analyzes debates around agricultural development, race, and sanitation in the Panama Canal Zone. When the waterway opened, the Zone was largely rural and roadless. US canal ... More


On Wedges and Corridors

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the decade-long political struggle for regime change that resulted in the adoption of Montgomery County's General Plan, On Wedges and Corridors: A General Plan for the ... More


Learning from a Century of Planning Politics

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book examines the impact of planning politics on the public interest by focusing on the case of Montgomery County and its land use policy. In particular, it considers Montgomery's pioneering ... More


Introduction: The Human Cost of Creative Destruction

Venus Bivar

in Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469641188
eISBN:
9781469641195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641188.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The postwar French state struggled to find the right balance between quantity and quality in the agricultural sector. European integration and the general drive to modernize the French economy drove ... More


Conclusions: The Future Will Not Be Like the Past

Derek Byerlee, Walter P. Falcon, and Rosamond L. Naylor

in The Tropical Oil Crop Revolution: Food, Feed, Fuel, and Forests

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190222987
eISBN:
9780190223014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222987.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The major findings of this book are summarized. It is noted that, although there remains much uncertainty, many of the major drivers of the oil crop revolution have largely run their course, so ... More


Conclusion: Adaptation Can No Longer Wait

Alice C. Hill

in The Fight for Climate after COVID-19

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197549704
eISBN:
9780197549735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197549704.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This concluding chapter explains that even if the world's nations succeed in pulling the hand brake on carbon emissions, we can no longer afford to ignore the climate change impacts already pummeling ... More


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