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Urban sprawl

Author: Noël Merino
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014]
Series: Current controversies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Current Controversies series examines today's most important social and political issues; each volume presents a diverse selection of primary and secondary sources representing all sides of the debate in question.; Title explores current issues related to urban sprawl including, whether urban sprawl is a problem in the US; the impact of sprawl on the environment; the impact of sprawl on the economy; and how  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noël Merino
ISBN: 9780737762471 0737762470 9780737762488 0737762489
OCLC Number: 858159276
Description: 224 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Is urban sprawl a serious problem? --
Does urban sprawl harm the environment? --
What effect does urban sprawl have on the economy? --
How should urban sprawl be managed? --
Organizations to contact --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Current controversies.
Responsibility: Noël Merino, book editor.

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The Current Controversies series examines today's most important social and political issues; each volume presents a diverse selection of primary and secondary sources representing all sides of the debate in question.; Title explores current issues related to urban sprawl including, whether urban sprawl is a problem in the US; the impact of sprawl on the environment; the impact of sprawl on the economy; and how sprawl should be managed.; Each anthology is composed of a wide spectrum of sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields. This unique approach provides students with a concise view of divergent opinions on each topic.

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