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September/October 1999

September/October 1999 The Growth Machine

Selected Feature The Growth Machine Goes to the Inner City  By Dwayne Wyatt The Seventh Generation: Alternatives to the Growth Machine ..

September 30, 1999

Building New Identities: Book Review

By Catherine Diaz Possible Urban Worlds: Urban Strategies at the End of the 20th Century Edited by Richard Wolff, Andreas Schneider,..

September 12, 1999

Profit Drives the Growth Machine

By Rodney D. Green Profit maximization is at the heart of the Growth Machine. But the Growth Machine isn’t strictly a local or..

September 12, 1999

The Auto Drives the Growth Machine

By Aaron Golub Nothing defines and shapes post-war urban transportation in the United States more than the automobile. The strong links..

September 12, 1999

Alternatives to the Growth Machine

By Dick Platkin and Ben Rosenbloom, Guest Editors This issue of Planners Network is on the Urban Growth Machine, a popular model for..

September 12, 1999

The Growth Machine Goes to the Inner City

By Dwayne Wyatt The Growth Machine that gave us suburban sprawl is going to the inner city. But the benefits of the new urban megaprojects..

September 12, 1999
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