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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]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Arch  ARCH HT167 .F674 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HT167 .F674 2010 c.2  AVAILABLE
 URI  HT167 F674 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HT167 .F674 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 273 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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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)