Back To The Future: New Urbanism And The Rise Of Neotraditionalism In Urban Planning by Karl BeselBack To The Future: New Urbanism And The Rise Of Neotraditionalism In Urban Planning by Karl Besel

Back To The Future: New Urbanism And The Rise Of Neotraditionalism In Urban Planning

byKarl Besel, Viviana Andreescu

Paperback | July 19, 2013

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Back to the Future explores new urbanism and urban revitalization within the context of public policy trends such as regional governance and the role of nonprofits. The purpose of this book is to provide students and professionals alike with a context for examining the beginnings of new urbanism, as well as to illustrate how this movement has become a nationwide trend in response to changing demographics and the real estate crisis. The book primarily utilizes comparative case studies within both inner city and suburban areas. While a growing number of articles have been written on both suburban and inner city new urbanist communities, few books have connected new urbanism to its roots in historical preservation communities. This book distinguishes itself from other works by assessing the commonalities between greenfield (suburban) new urbanist development and inner city (redevelopment) projects.
Karl Besel received his PhD in urban and public affairs from the University of Louisville, where he specialized in organizational administration. He is an associate professor and graduate program director in the Department of Public Administration and Health Management at Indiana University Kokomo. His research interests include new ur...
Title:Back To The Future: New Urbanism And The Rise Of Neotraditionalism In Urban PlanningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:170 pages, 9.02 × 5.99 × 0.58 inPublished:July 19, 2013Publisher:UPALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0761861653

ISBN - 13:9780761861652

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Table of Contents

List of FiguresList of TablesAcknowledgementsIntroductionViviana Andreescu and Karl BeselChapter 1: The City in History: Mumford RevisitedKarl Besel and Viviana AndreescuChapter 2: Lewis Mumford and Jane Jacobs as Precursors of New Urbanism: Residents' Reaction to Different Urban Visions Viviana Andreescu and Karl BeselChapter 3: We're on a Road to Nowhere: Housing Policy in the U.S.Karl BeselChapter 4: Case for Traditional Town PlanningKarl Besel and John VickChapter 5: Louisville's Historical Belles: Cherokee Triangle and Old LouisvilleKarl BeselChapter 6: A Tale of Two Villages: Park DuValle and West ClayKarl Besel and Hervil CherubinChapter 7: New Urbanism in a University Town: The Case of Gainesville and the University of Florida Muthusami Kumaran, Molly Moon, and Kimberly AmbayecChapter 8: Building Community: Residential Satisfaction in Conventional and Neotraditional Suburban NeighborhoodsJohn Vick and Douglas PerkinsChapter 9: Best Businesses for New Urbanism CommunitiesKarl BeselChapter 10: Conclusion: Old and New RulesKarl Besel and Viviana AndreescuSelected Bibliography

Editorial Reviews

This is a wonderful and fascinating collection that challenges prevailing models of urban development in mid-sized American cities. The book presents various case studies . . . that allow the reader to rethink current and future issues of urban planning and the nature of socioeconomic development at the center of American society.