Building Rules: How Local Controls Shape Community Environments And Economies, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Building Rules

How Local Controls Shape Community Environments And Economies, 1st Edition

By Kee Warner, Harvey Molotch

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Urban and suburban growth is a burning local issue for communities across the United States and many other parts of the world. Concerns include protecting habitats, high costs of infrastructure, social inequalities, traffic congestion and more intangible worries about ?quality of life.? Citizens pressure public officials to intensify development re

Table of Contents

1 The Relevance of Regulation, 2 Sites, 3 Has Growth Been Stopped? Not Much, 4 Power to Build: How Cities Grow Under Growth Control, 5 Project Peddling: What Gets Approved and How, 6 Indirect Effects: How Building Rules Make Growth Different, 7 Building the Rules

About the Authors

Kee Warner is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Harvey Molotch teaches in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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ARCHITECTURE / General