Levy, John M.,

Contemporary urban planning / John M. Levy. - Eleventh Edition. - xii, 464 pages ; 23 cm

Revised edition of the author's Contemporary urban planning, 2013.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface -- Acknowledgments -- The background and development of contemporary urban planning -- An overview -- The urbanization of America -- The history of planning : part I -- The history of planning : part II -- The structure and practice of contemporary planning -- The legal basis of planning -- Planning and politics -- The social issues -- The comprehensive plan -- The tools of land-use planning -- Fields of planning -- Urban design -- Urban renewal and community development -- Transportation planning -- Economic development planning -- Growth management, smart growth, sustainable development, and planning for -- Catastrophy -- Environmental and energy planning -- Planning for metropolitan regions -- Larger questions -- National planning in the United Sstates -- Planning in other nations -- Planning theory -- Index.

9781138666375 (hardback : alk. paper) 9781138666382 (pbk. : alk. paper)

2016018104


City planning--United States.
Urban policy--United States.
Urbanization--United States.
Sociology, Urban--United States.

HT167 / .L38 2017

307.12160973 LEV / 013137
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