This book is designed to help communities throughout the country accommodate growth in better, more environmentally sound, more fiscally responsible ways. It provides a broad overview of major land use issues of the past twenty-five years and a ten-point agenda for future action. Key trends and patterns of the past two decades are examined and recommendations are made for ensuring that future growth takes place in a more sustainable manner. The synthesis and analysis featured in the first part of the book is based in large part on a series of papers that are included in their entirety in the second part of the book. The chapters in the first part of the book are: (1) Healthy Land Makes Healthy Communities; (2) Making More Efficient Use of the Land; (3) New Issues Awaken, New Strategies Emerge, New Problems Arise; (4) More Growth and Change Are Coming; and (5) A Land Use Agenda for 21st Century America.

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    Island Press

    1718 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 300
    Washington, DC  United States  20009-1148
  • Authors:
    • Diamond, H L
    • Noonan, P F
  • Publication Date: 1996


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 371 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00727346
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 1559634642
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 23 1996 12:00AM