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Author Ford, Kristina, 1946-

Title The trouble with city planning : what New Orleans can teach us / Kristina Ford

Publ Info New Haven : Yale University Press, [2010]
 RWU Arch  ARCH HT167 .F674 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HT167 .F674 2010 c.2  AVAILABLE
 URI  HT167 F674 2010    AVAILABLE
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Descript viii, 273 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Cities as planners see them -- Intimations of trouble : plans after Hurricane Katrina -- What are city plans? -- What city planners do and why they do it that way -- How planners interact with citizens -- The American evolution of plans -- How plans take effect -- City planning in action -- Plans that only planners use -- Plans that don't include what citizens know -- Plans that elected leaders ignore -- City plans for citizens -- The trouble with most city plans -- Formulating good city plans : the state of the city -- Formulating good city plans : projections for the future -- Formulating good city plans : citizen's guide to land-use decisions -- Activating good city plans -- How good city plans influence elected leaders -- Good city plans and great cities
LC subject City planning -- United States -- Case studies
Land use -- United States -- Case studies
ISBN 9780300127355 (alk. paper)
0300127359 (alk. paper)