The Systems of the City

Published in: Local Planning: Contemporary Principles and Practice. Ed. By Gary Hack et al. (Washington, DC : ICMA, 2009), Chapter 7, p. 343-349

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2009

by Martin Wachs

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A contemporary look at local planning focusing on the complexity of planning at the local level and making decisions in a difficult environment. Describes essential urban systems and discusses externalities that affect implementation of urban planning practices.

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