Smarter Growth

Smarter Growth offers a fresh understanding of environmental politics in metropolitan America, using the Washington, D.C. area as a case study to demonstrate how public officials and their constituents engaged in an ongoing dialogue that positioned environmental protection as an increasingly important facet of planning and development.

Smarter Growth
Activism and Environmental Policy in Metropolitan Washington

John H. Spiers

2018 | 256 pages | Cloth $59.95
Public Policy
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Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations

Introduction
Chapter 1. A River Revived
Chapter 2. Where Have All the Forests Gone?
Chapter 3. Desperate for Growth
Chapter 4. The Road to Sprawl
Chapter 5. A Master Plan for Agriculture
Chapter 6. Saving Farms from Development
Conclusion

Notes
Selected Sources
Index
Acknowledgments