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Ford, Kristina, 1946-
The trouble with city planning : what New Orleans can teach us / Kristina Ford
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HT167 .F674 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) City planning -- United States -- Case studies
Land use -- United States -- Case studies
Physical Description viii, 273 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-259) and index
Contents Cities as planners see them -- Intimations of trouble : plans after Hurricane Katrina -- What are city plans? -- What city planners do and why they do it that way -- How planners interact with citizens -- The American evolution of plans -- How plans take effect -- City planning in action -- Plans that only planners use -- Plans that don't include what citizens know -- Plans that elected leaders ignore -- City plans for citizens -- The trouble with most city plans -- Formulating good city plans : the state of the city -- Formulating good city plans : projections for the future -- Formulating good city plans : citizen's guide to land-use decisions -- Activating good city plans -- How good city plans influence elected leaders -- Good city plans and great cities

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