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Title: The big tent of growth management: smart growth as a movement

Author: Goetz, Edward G.;

Date: 2005

Source: In: Bengston, David N., tech. ed. Policies for managing urban growth and landscape change: a key to conservation in the 21st century. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-265. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 45-51

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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Description: Growth management policies in the U.S. have failed to gain significant political support in many regions, limiting efforts to manage development patterns and protect natural resources. The Smart Growth movement has brought new voices into the debate over growth management and has provided a "big tent" under which transportation groups, environmentalists, advocates for affordable housing, and neighborhood activists have combined efforts to affect land policy. Although this has broadened political support for growth management, the Smart Growth movement still faces important challenges in unifying and mobilizing its diverse constituency.

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Goetz, Edward G. 2005. The big tent of growth management: smart growth as a movement. In: Bengston, David N., tech. ed. Policies for managing urban growth and landscape change: a key to conservation in the 21st century. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-265. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 45-51

 


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