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Published: 12 May 2010

416 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195369434

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Sprawl, Justice, and Citizenship

The Civic Costs of the American Way of Life

Thad Williamson

  • Authoritative and highly original work on the costs that come with most popular form of living in the United States
  • First book to show how sprawl actually diminishes civic life and increases social inequality
  • Unlike most critiques of sprawl, it relies on rigorous social science evidence rather than aesthetic or moralistic arguments about how people should live

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