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Author Platt, Rutherford H., author.

Title Land use and society : geography, law, and public policy / Rutherford H. Platt.

Published Washington : Island Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM ERC  346.73045 PLAT    AVAILABLE
Edition Third Edition.
Physical description xi, 305 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 27 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-294) and index.
Contents Land use and society : fundamentals and issues -- Shaping the human landscape : the interaction of geography and law -- Historical roots of American land use institutions -- Building a metropolitan nation : 1900-1940 -- The polarized metropolis : 1945-2010 -- Property rights : the owner as planner -- The patchwork of local governments -- Zoning, regionalism, and smart growth -- Land use and the courts -- Congress and the metropolitan environment.
Subject Land use -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Land use -- United States.
Physical geography -- United States.
ISBN 9781610914536 (cloth : alk. paper)
1610914538 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781610914543 (paperback: alk. paper)
1610914546 (paperback: alk. paper)