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Dead End: Suburban Sprawl and the Rebirth of American Urbanism

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Dead End: Suburban Sprawl and the Rebirth of American Urbanism - Ross, Benjamin, President
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"More than five decades have passed since Jane Jacobs wrote her classic The Death and Life of Great American Cities, and since a front page headline in the New York Times read, "Cars Choking Cities as 'Urban Sprawl' Takes Over." Yet sprawl persists, and not by mistake. It happens for a reason. As an activist and a scholar, Benjamin Ross is uniquely placed to diagnose why this is so. Dead End traces how the ideal of a safe, green, orderly retreat where hardworking members of the middle class could raise their children away ...

Dead End: Suburban Sprawl and the Rebirth of American Urbanism 2016, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190263300

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Dead End: Suburban Sprawl and the Rebirth of American Urbanism 2014, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199360147

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