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- DescriptionThe intersection between geography and law is a critical yet often overlooked element of land-use decisions, with a widespread impact on how societies use the land, water, and biodiversity around them. This is a guide to the role of law in shaping patterns of land use and environmental management.
- Author BiographyRutherford H. Platt is Professor Emeritus of Geography at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Cities, City University of New York (CUNY). He specialises in federal, state, and regional policies concerning land and water resource management and natural disasters. His books include The Humane Metropolis, and Disasters and Democracy, and he was lead editor of The Ecological City. He has previously served on eight panels of the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council, twice as chair. He has served as a consultant to diverse organisations including the Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, and the World Bank.
- Author(s)Rutherford H. Platt
- PublisherIsland Press
- Date of Publication30/09/2014
- Place of PublicationWashington
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintIsland Press
- Content Note33 photographs, 32 figures, 9 tables & 7 boxes
- Weight717 g
- Width183 mm
- Height251 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Edition Statement3rd Revised edition
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