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Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
The Background and Development of Contemporary Planning
An Overviewp. 1
The Need for Planningp. 1
The Specific Concerns of Planningp. 3
Who Are the Planners?p. 4
Professional Organizationsp. 5
Satisfactions and Discontentsp. 6
Useful Abilitiesp. 7
The Plan of This Bookp. 7
Notep. 8
The Urbanization of Americap. 9
Urbanization in the Nineteenth Centuryp. 9
Urban Trends in the Twentieth Centuryp. 16
A Look Aheadp. 26
Summaryp. 28
Notesp. 29
Selected Bibliographyp. 30
The History of Planning: Part Ip. 31
Colonial Americap. 32
Limited Means and Growing Problemsp. 34
The Pressure for Reformp. 35
The Birth of Modern City Planningp. 42
The Public Control of Private Propertyp. 44
The Emergence of Regional and State Planningp. 49
Grander Visionsp. 52
Summaryp. 55
Notesp. 56
Selected Bibliographyp. 57
The History of Planning: Part IIp. 58
Planning and the Great Depressionp. 59
The Postwar Periodp. 61
Summaryp. 70
Notesp. 71
Selected Bibliographyp. 71
The Structure and Practice of Contemporary Planning
The Legal Basis of Planningp. 72
The Constitutional Frameworkp. 72
Public Control over Private Propertyp. 74
The Fight over Eminent Domainp. 85
State-Enabling Legislationp. 87
The Federal Rolep. 89
Summaryp. 91
Notesp. 92
Selected Bibliographyp. 92
Planning and Politicsp. 93
Why Is Planning Political?p. 93
Planners and Powerp. 95
The Fragmentation of Powerp. 96
Styles of Planningp. 99
How Planning Agencies Are Organizedp. 102
Summaryp. 105
Notesp. 106
Selected Bibliographyp. 106
The Social Issuesp. 108
The Social Issues in Planning for Housingp. 109
Other Issuesp. 118
Who Does Social Planning?p. 122
Summaryp. 122
Notesp. 122
Selected Bibliographyp. 123
The Comprehensive Planp. 124
The Goals of Comprehensive Planningp. 124
The Comprehensive Planning Processp. 126
How Effective Are Comprehensive Plans?p. 133
Summaryp. 134
Notesp. 135
Selected Bibliographyp. 136
The Tools of Land-Use Planningp. 137
Public Capital Investmentp. 137
Land-Use Controlsp. 140
Combining Capital Investment and Land-Use Controlsp. 164
Forces Beyond Local Controlp. 166
Summaryp. 168
Notesp. 168
Selected Bibliographyp. 170
Fields of Planning
Urban Designp. 171
What Is Urban Design?p. 173
The Urban Design Processp. 180
What Is Good Urban Design?p. 182
Replanning Suburbia: The Neotraditionalistsp. 188
Edge Cityp. 193
Visions of the City of the Futurep. 197
Coming to Terms with the Automobilep. 200
Summaryp. 201
Notesp. 202
Selected Bibliographyp. 203
Urban Renewal and Community Developmentp. 204
Urban Renewalp. 205
Community Developmentp. 213
The Housing Questionp. 217
Planning for Housingp. 219
Summaryp. 222
Notesp. 223
Selected Bibliographyp. 224
Transportation Planningp. 225
Recent Trends in Urban Transportationp. 225
Paying for Transportationp. 227
Transportation Planning and Land Usep. 228
The Transportation Planning Processp. 230
Changes in the Federal Rolep. 238
Fine-Tuning the Systemp. 239
The Growing Role of Tolls and Privatizationp. 240
Smart Highways, Intelligent Vehicles, and New Machinesp. 243
Summaryp. 245
Notesp. 246
Selected Bibliographyp. 247
Economic Development Planningp. 248
Historic Rootsp. 249
Perspectives on Local Economic Developmentp. 250
State Economic Development Effortsp. 254
Local Economic Development Programsp. 257
Summaryp. 264
Notesp. 264
Selected Bibliographyp. 265
Growth Management, Smart Growth, and Sustainable Developmentp. 266
The Origins of Growth Managementp. 267
Winners and Losers in Growth Managementp. 269
A Sampling of Local Growth Management Programsp. 271
State-Level Growth Managementp. 274
Growth Management-Pro or Con?p. 278
The Challenge of Smart Growthp. 279
Planning for Sustainabilityp. 282
Summaryp. 286
Notesp. 289
Selected Bibliographyp. 290
Environmental and Energy Planningp. 291
The Environmental Planning Problemp. 291
Environmental Progress at the National Levelp. 292
The Question of Global Climate Changep. 293
The Intergovernment Context of Environmental Planningp. 301
Economic and Political Issues in Environmental Planningp. 306
Local Environmental Planningp. 310
An Example of Environmental Planningp. 313
Energy Planningp. 316
Summaryp. 319
Notesp. 320
Selected Bibliographyp. 321
Planning for Metropolitan Regionsp. 322
The Political Problemp. 322
A Brief History of Metropolitan Area Planningp. 324
Minneapolis-St. Paul: A Tale of Two Citiesp. 328
The Port Authority of New York and New Jerseyp. 331
The Atlanta Regional Commissionp. 336
Summaryp. 339
Notesp. 339
Selected Bibliographyp. 340
Larger Questions
National Planning in the United Statesp. 341
Is There National Planning in the United States?p. 341
The Pattern of Land Settlementp. 342
Establishing the Rail Networkp. 343
Water and the Westp. 345
Systematic Regional Planningp. 349
The Interstate Highway Systemp. 351
Financing the Suburbsp. 355
Land Managementp. 357
Summaryp. 359
Notesp. 359
Selected Bibliographyp. 360
Planning in Other Nationsp. 361
Planning in Western Europep. 361
Planning in Eastern Europep. 387
Planning in the Third Worldp. 393
A Look Aheadp. 397
Summaryp. 399
Notesp. 400
Selected Bibliographyp. 401
Planning Theoryp. 402
Is Theory Necessary?p. 402
A Distinction Between Public and Private Planningp. 403
The Process of Planningp. 404
Advocacy Planningp. 411
Planning from Right and Leftp. 412
Summaryp. 419
Notesp. 420
Selected Bibliographyp. 421
Illustration Creditsp. 422
Indexp. 423
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