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Main Title Opening up the suburbs : an urban strategy for America.
Author Downs, Anthony.
Publisher Yale University Press,
Year Published 1973
Report Number 76158984
OCLC Number 00816932
ISBN 0300014643; 9780300014648
Subjects Cities and towns--United States. ; Suburbs--United States. ; Stedelijke ontwikkeling. ; Agglomeraties. ; Sociaal-economische ontwikkeling. ; Stadtentwicklung ; Vorort
Additional Subjects Suburbs--United States ; Cities and towns--United States
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EJAM  HT123.D64 1973 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 01/01/1988 DISPERSAL
Collation ix, 219 pages 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Urban development in the United States and its inherent injustice -- Economic and racial differences between central cities and suburbs -- The growing dominance of the suburbs -- The benefits of opening up the suburbs -- The costs and who should pay them -- Neighborhood linkages and residential exclusion -- Sources of opposition -- Preliminary conditions of reconciliation -- The viability of neighborhoods -- Achieving economically balanced population -- Why improving the inner city requires opening up the suburbs -- Principles of a strategy of dispersed economic integration -- Quantifying the strategy -- Policies and tactics -- Some likely objections to opening up the suburbs -- Making the choice.