Small Towns, Sprawl and the Politics of Policy Choices: The Florida Experience (Paperback)
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Small Towns, Sprawl and the Politics of Policy Choices: The Florida Experience (Paperback)

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Paperback 270 Pages / Published: 17/12/2002
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In Small Towns, Sprawl and the Politics of Policy Choices Gary Mattson explores the limitations of the Florida 1985 Growth Management Act and the social and political reaction of small town governments and residents, and reviews the subsequent dismantling of many of the act's key provisions by the Florida legislature in 1993, 1995 and 2001.In Small Towns, Sprawl and the Politics of Policy Choices, Gary Mattson explores the limitations of the Florida 1985 Growth Management Act and the social and political reaction of small town governments and residents, and reviews the subsequent dismantling of many of the act's key provisions by the Florida legislature in 1993, 1995 and 2001.

Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761824640
Number of pages: 270
Weight: 390 g
Dimensions: 227 x 149 x 19 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
The concept of urban sprawl is not a new one for Iowans, but a few solutions highlighted by?Gary Mattson in his latest book likely are nouveau. -- Kristin Greiner * Farm News *
. . . [Dr. Mattson's] book was very informative, and I am keeping it handy as cases arise for insight into how we create these pickles and deal with these [sprawl] problems.
. . . [Dr. Mattson] gives an intriguing view point into how to see the impact of urbanism on rural identity in fast growing counties. -- Maria Burnham * Desota Appeal *
. . . helpful in understanding the plague of growth of commercial development in Florida. -- J. Jeremy Dean * Leesburg Daily Commercial *
Dr. Mattson's book was placed on my desk by a colleague. As a reporter on Tampa's regional growth issues, I thumb through it often. -- Karen Steele * Tampa Tribune *
...'Small Towns, Sprawl and the Politics of Policy Choices- The Florida Experience' looks at growth management policies in Florida through the perspective of political-cultural core values of land ownership and self-determination. -- Teddi Barron * Designews *
The concept of urban sprawl is not a new one for Iowans, but a few solutions highlighted by...Gary Mattson in his latest book likely are nouveau. -- Kristin Greiner * Farm News *
. . . [Dr. Mattson's] book was very informative, and I am keeping it handy as cases arise for insight into how we create these pickles and deal with these [sprawl] problems.
. . . [Dr. Mattson] gives an intriguing view point into how to see the impact of urbanism on rural identity in fast growing counties. -- Maria Burnham * Desota Appeal *
. . . helpful in understanding the plague of growth of commercial development in Florida. -- J. Jeremy Dean * Leesburg Daily Commercial *
Dr. Mattson's book was placed on my desk by a colleague. As a reporter on Tampa's regional growth issues, I thumb through it often. -- Karen Steele * Tampa Tribune *

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