Landscape and the Ideology of Nature in Exurbia: Green Sprawl

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This book explores the role of the ideology of nature in producing urban and exurban sprawl. It examines the ironies of residential development on the metropolitan fringe, where the search for nature brings residents deeper into the world from which they are imagining their escape-of Federal Express, technologically mediated communications, global supply chains, and the anonymity of the global marketplace-and where many of the central features of exurbia-very low-density residential land use, monster homes, and conversion ...

Landscape and the Ideology of Nature in Exurbia: Green Sprawl 2012, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415637152

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