Sprawl: A Compact History

By Robert Bruegmann | Go to book overview

INDEX
Note: Italicized page numbers indicate figures.
Abercrombie, Patrick, 173, 174, 175–76, 266n3
Abrams, Charles, 251n2
academics and professionals: on anti-sprawl campaign, 254n4; anti-suburban orientation of, 123; backlash from, 121; “diversity” focus of, 143–44; elite support for, 118; self-interests of, 163; on social problems and sprawl, 125–26, 144. See also elites; planning professionals
aesthetics: anti-sprawl arguments about, 132–35, 150–51; elites' imposition of, 134–35, 254n38; farmland concerns and, 142; of landscape, 118–19, 133–34; L.A.'s possibilities for, 153–54; Portland's planning system and, 213
affluence: aesthetics issues and, 150–51; environmental concerns and, 126–29, 150; expansion of, 36, 86, 89, 93, 164, 218; industrial production of, 26; measurement of, 110; postwar rise of, 42–43, 121, 172; sprawl linked to, 109–12. See also housing, affluent
affluent cities: automobile's dominance in, 141; decreased densities in, 18–19; focus on, 11–12; London as, 24–25; population and land area of, 51; twentieth-century changes in, 12–13
affluent people: as anti-highway, 193; as beneficiaries of slow-growth policies, 189, 195; choices of, 111; European planning's effects on, 179–80; in exurbia, 87, 89–91; job locations of, 56–57; mobility demands of, 131–32; outward movement of, 34; population densities controlled by, 57–58; return to city center, 53–54; rural areas as preserve of, 175–76, 214–15; suburbanization of, 45; as worried about sprawl, 164–66. See also elites
African-Americans, 97–98
agricultural land: abandonment of, 89; anti-sprawl arguments about, 141–43; conversion of, 6, 119, 275n35; as “natural” (or not), 133–34; Portland's planning system and, 212–15; shift to forest, 142, 255n12
agricultural production: changes in, 24; disconnection from, 1–2; subsidies for, 142–43, 212
airplane travel, 132
airport areas, 92, 92–93
Akron (Ohio), 88
Alaska: population density of, 240n10
alienation, 125, 144
American Farmland Trust, 155
American Housing Survey, 245n54
American Planning Association, 263n65
Amsterdam (Netherlands), 52
amusement parks, 71, 72
annexations, 145, 238n8
anti-sprawl campaigns: aesthetic and symbolic objections in, 132–35, 150–51; on automobile use, 2–3, 127, 129–32, 140–41, 192; on costs of sprawl, 122–23, 124, 125, 138–40; economic downturn linked to, 161, 189, 195; on environmental issues, 126–28, 148–50; on farmland and open space, 141–43; governmental intervention juxtaposed to, 99–100; historical context of, 115–16; illogical targets of, 69; impetus for, 8–11; on land use, 135–36; “limits

-281-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Sprawl: A Compact History
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
/ 301

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.