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By John M. Levy

Updated in its tenth variation, Contemporary city Planning presents readers with in-depth assurance of the old, financial, political, felony, and environmental elements affecting city making plans in addition to particular chapters at the quite a few fields of planning.

With up-to-date insurance of the Obama administration's reaction to the current monetary downturn, the textual content addresses the main urgent concerns in city improvement this day - together with the subprime personal loan obstacle and residential foreclosure, federal investment for public transportation, and new criteria for "green" structures. The publication additionally contains new fabric at the quickly growing to be box of making plans for typical catastrophes.

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