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American Studies

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...Law and Policy. 6 Sample courses include HIST 448 Land Use, Growth Management, and the...

HIST 448 (POLS 448) Land Use, Growth Management, and the Politics of Sprawl 3 Credits

Introduction to issues of Land Use Planning, Community, Growth Management, and Sprawl. Examination of history of urban development in America from earliest settlements to the auto suburbs; also such planning and development factors as comprehensive plans, zoning, and the influence of infrastructure on development. Concludes with an assessment of the revival of city centers, alternatives to sprawl, and comparisons to development patterns in other countries.

POLS 448 (HIST 448) Land Use, Growth Management, and the Politics of Sprawl 3 Credits

An intro to the issues of Land Use Planning, Community, Growth Mgmt, & Sprawl. Will examine the history of urban development in America, from the earliest settlements to the auto suburbs. Also explore such planning & development factors as comprehensive plans, zoning, & the influence of infrastructure on development. Concludes with an assessment of the revival of city centers, alternatives to sprawl, & comparisons to development patterns in other countries.