The Resource Global urban growth : a reference handbook, Donald C. Williams, (electronic resource)

Global urban growth : a reference handbook, Donald C. Williams, (electronic resource)

Label
Global urban growth : a reference handbook
Title
Global urban growth
Title remainder
a reference handbook
Statement of responsibility
Donald C. Williams
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1962-
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Williams, Donald C.
Index
index present
LC call number
HT371
LC item number
.W545 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ProQuest Ebook Central
Series statement
Contemporary world issues
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  • Urbanization
  • Cities and towns
  • Cities and towns
Label
Global urban growth : a reference handbook, Donald C. Williams, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface -- Global urban growth -- Urban growth pressures and sprawl in America -- Background to the current crisis : land resources and public policy in America historic evolution of urban land use in America -- The contemporary phenomenon of urban sprawl : costs and consequences -- Making better use of the land : the debate over controlling urban sprawl -- Containing sprawl through local zoning -- State-wide prescriptions for sprawl -- Preserving rural lands from urban sprawl -- Fighting sprawl by reclaiming central cities -- Improving life in the suburbs -- Recent trends in the debate over sprawl -- The smart growth movement -- The property rights challenge -- Federal smart growth initiatives -- New trends in urban growth -- References -- Urban growth around the world -- Urban growth in the developed world -- Western Europe -- Eastern Europe and Russia -- Future directions for Europe and Russia -- Japan and East Asia -- Canada -- Urban growth in the developing world -- Urbanization in historical perspective -- Cities of the developing world today -- Life in the slums -- Growth and evolution of slums -- Latin America -- Sub-Saharan Africa -- Middle East -- South Asia -- Southeast Asia -- China -- Future directions in the developing world -- What can be done about slums? -- Turning to the international community -- Private sector solutions to slums -- References -- Chronology -- Biographical sketches
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xv, 311 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC872652
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL872652
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10541070
  • (CaONFJC)MIL359204
  • (OCoLC)781716584
Label
Global urban growth : a reference handbook, Donald C. Williams, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface -- Global urban growth -- Urban growth pressures and sprawl in America -- Background to the current crisis : land resources and public policy in America historic evolution of urban land use in America -- The contemporary phenomenon of urban sprawl : costs and consequences -- Making better use of the land : the debate over controlling urban sprawl -- Containing sprawl through local zoning -- State-wide prescriptions for sprawl -- Preserving rural lands from urban sprawl -- Fighting sprawl by reclaiming central cities -- Improving life in the suburbs -- Recent trends in the debate over sprawl -- The smart growth movement -- The property rights challenge -- Federal smart growth initiatives -- New trends in urban growth -- References -- Urban growth around the world -- Urban growth in the developed world -- Western Europe -- Eastern Europe and Russia -- Future directions for Europe and Russia -- Japan and East Asia -- Canada -- Urban growth in the developing world -- Urbanization in historical perspective -- Cities of the developing world today -- Life in the slums -- Growth and evolution of slums -- Latin America -- Sub-Saharan Africa -- Middle East -- South Asia -- Southeast Asia -- China -- Future directions in the developing world -- What can be done about slums? -- Turning to the international community -- Private sector solutions to slums -- References -- Chronology -- Biographical sketches
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xv, 311 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC872652
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL872652
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10541070
  • (CaONFJC)MIL359204
  • (OCoLC)781716584

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