Taming the Megalopolis: A Design for Urban Growth discusses several issues in urban policy. The title aims to stimulate readers into contemplating perspectives and approaches in tackling problems in urban policy.
The text first covers urban problems. The selection discusses the frame of reference; factors molding urban design; characteristics of urban life; and urbanization. The text also ponders on the question why urbanization occurs. Next, the title discloses some possible solutions in the problems of urbanization. The selection discusses the utilization of mass transit system, administrative restructuring, and resource mobilization.
The book will be of great interest to urban planners and local government officials. Sociologists, political scientists, economists, and behavioral scientist will also benefit from the text.
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|Size: ||20.1 MB|
|Date published: || 2013|
|ISBN: ||9781483187945 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|