The Resource Global urban growth : a reference handbook, Donald C. Williams

Global urban growth : a reference handbook, Donald C. Williams

Label
Global urban growth : a reference handbook
Title
Global urban growth
Title remainder
a reference handbook
Statement of responsibility
Donald C. Williams
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines the rapid expansion of urban areas worldwide, especially within the previous 50 years, identifying the factors that have contributed to this phenomenon and exploring its many consequences. --from publisher description
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Donald C.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HT371
LC item number
.W545 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary world issues.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Urbanization
  • Cities and towns
  • Cities and towns
  • Cities and towns
  • Cities and towns
  • Urbanization
  • Developing countries
Label
Global urban growth : a reference handbook, Donald C. Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 309 pages
Isbn
9781598844412
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011049766
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)745980469
  • (OCoLC)ocn745980469
Label
Global urban growth : a reference handbook, Donald C. Williams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 309 pages
Isbn
9781598844412
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011049766
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)745980469
  • (OCoLC)ocn745980469

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