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Reforming Sprawl, and Beyond

Thad Williamson

in Sprawl, Justice, and Citizenship: The Civic Costs of the American Way of Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195369434
eISBN:
9780199852826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369434.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses six broad strategies in reforming the United States' social pattern: undoing exclusionary zoning and subsidies, improving urban quality of life and education, redressing local ... More


Introduction: Sprawl as a Moral Issue

Thad Williamson

in Sprawl, Justice, and Citizenship: The Civic Costs of the American Way of Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195369434
eISBN:
9780199852826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369434.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Urban development aspires in America as a business venture that complies to the comfort and conveniences of individuals. With millions dependent on transportation and willing to move to rural areas, ... More


Sustainable Conservation: Can It Be Done?

Gene E. Likens

in Foundations of Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309454
eISBN:
9780199871261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter identifies the conservation and protection of ecosystems and landscapes as a critical need in the largely destabilized world of the early 21st century. This threat comes from several ... More


Will the US cities recover?

Anne Power, Jörg Plöger, and Astrid Winkler

in Phoenix cities: The fall and rise of great industrial cities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426833
eISBN:
9781447302964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426833.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes how the three larger industrial cities of Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Philadelphia responded to the urban crisis. It explains that programmes of renewal evolved in US cities ... More


2012: City in the World

Loren Kruger

in Imagining the Edgy City: Writing, Performing, and Building Johannesburg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199321902
eISBN:
9780199369270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321902.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama, World Literature

Twenty-first-century Johannesburg juxtaposes post-metropolitan suburban sprawl in gated estates, informal settlements, privately funded simulations of public city space (Melrose Arch), and heritage ... More


Conclusion: “And Was Jerusalem Builded Here?”

Nathaniel Robert Walker

in Victorian Visions of Suburban Utopia: Abandoning Babylon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198861447
eISBN:
9780191893438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861447.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

The diverse horde of nineteenth-century utopian visions was united by a consistent call to abolish urbanism and replace it with a future in gardens. A short discussion of the consequences of these ... More


Our Children, Their Children: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Differences in American Juvenile Justice

Darnell F. Hawkins and Kimberly Kempf-Leonard (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319889
eISBN:
9780226319919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319919.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book argues that a second-rate and increasingly punitive juvenile justice system is allowed to persist because most people believe it is designed for children in other ethnic and socioeconomic ... More


Texas

Charlotte Adelman and Bernard L Schwartz

in Prairie Directory of North America: The United States, Canada, and Mexico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195366945
eISBN:
9780190267759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195366945.003.0032
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter provides a historical background of Texas's prairies followed by a list of prairies by county. Each site is briefly described, followed by symbols showing site features, a brief ... More


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