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By Laura E. Taylor, Patrick T. Hurley

This e-book is set politics and making plans outdoors of towns, the place city political financial system and making plans theories don't account for the resilience of areas which are not rural and the place neighborhood groups work flat out to maintain from ever changing into city. by way of reading exurbia as one of those position that's now not easily rural or purely tied to the economies of world assets (e.g., mining, forestry, and agriculture), we discover how altering landscapes are deliberate and designed to not be city, that's, to appear, functionality, and believe diverse from towns and suburbs even with new domestic improvement and actual property hypothesis. The book’s authors contend that exurbia is outlined by way of the endurance of rural economies, the conservation of rural personality, and safeguard of traditional ecological structures, all of that are serious elements of the contentious neighborhood politics that search to restrict growth.
Comparative political ecology is used as an organizing inspiration during the ebook to explain the character of exurban components within the U.S. and Australia, even if exurbs are universal to many nations. The essays every one describe specific case stories, with every one bankruptcy utilizing the major strategies of competing rural capitalisms and asymmetric environmental administration to explain the politics of exurban swap. This systematic research makes the strategies of exurban switch more straightforward to work out and comprehend. in response to those case reports, seven features of exurban locations are pointed out: rural personality, entry, neighborhood financial switch, ideologies of nature, alterations in land administration, coalition-building, and land-use planning.
This publication might be of curiosity to people who research making plans, conservation, and land improvement matters, in particular in components of excessive usual amenity or environmental worth. there's no political ecology publication fairly like this—neither one exclusively all for instances from the built international (in this example the U.S. and Australia), nor one who in particular harnesses diverse case experiences from a number of parts to advance a vital organizing viewpoint of panorama swap.

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For example, the new environmental management regime could be based in more collaborative decisionmaking, consider more equitable distribution of access to natural spaces and ecosystem services, and consider the provision of affordable housing. The cases in this book examine changes in state intervention and environmental management with the hope that readers may be better equipped to deal with their own community’s transition. Readers should have a better appreciation of what is going on in their own communities through the comparisons we offer with places in the eastern and western United States and Australia.

7) describe two very different approaches to managing exurbanization in the South Carolina Lowcountry: one approach by a for-profit developer resulting in plans to conserve three-quarters of the land area and the second approach by a not-for-profit initiative to use conservation easements to protect lands from residential development. Based on the collective research presented in this book, we believe all seven of these markers will be present when rural landscapes are undergoing exurban transformation.

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