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New geographies of the American West [electronic resource] : land use and the changing patterns of place / William R. Travis.

By: Travis, William R. (William Riebsame), 1953-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Orton innovation in place series: Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xi, 291 p., [8] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.).ISBN: 9781435633315 (electronic bk.); 1435633318 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Urbanization -- West (U.S.) | Amenity migration -- West (U.S.) | Land use -- West (U.S.) | Land use -- West (U.S.) -- Planning | Regional planning -- West (U.S.) | Human geography -- West (U.S.) | Urbanisation -- �Etats-Unis (Ouest) | Contre-urbanisation -- �Etats-Unis (Ouest) | Sol, Utilisation du -- �Etats-Unis (Ouest) | Sol, Utilisation du -- �Etats-Unis (Ouest) -- Planification | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- Urban | Landgebruik | Ecologische aspecten | Sociale aspecten | Duurzame ontwikkeling | Westen (Verenigde Staten) | Verst�adterung | Raumordnung | Landnutzung | USA -- WeststaatenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: New geographies of the American West.DDC classification: 307.760978 Other classification: 74.25 | 43.30 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Building a better mountain? -- The long boom of western development -- Development geographies of the new West -- Footprints of development -- The metro-zones : shining cities at the foot of the mountains -- Beyond the suburban frontier : the West's exurbs -- Resort geographies : building a better mountain? -- The gentrified range : new owners of the purple sage -- Understanding the challenge of land use planning -- Planning a new West : strategies for creating more desirable land use patterns.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-281) and index.

Introduction: Building a better mountain? -- The long boom of western development -- Development geographies of the new West -- Footprints of development -- The metro-zones : shining cities at the foot of the mountains -- Beyond the suburban frontier : the West's exurbs -- Resort geographies : building a better mountain? -- The gentrified range : new owners of the purple sage -- Understanding the challenge of land use planning -- Planning a new West : strategies for creating more desirable land use patterns.

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