A review of [Land Use Information: A] [Critical Survey of U.S. Statistics,] [Including Possibilities for Greater] [Uniformity], by Marion Clawson, with Charles L. Stewart. The book marks the transition to a new era characterized by (1) a concern with patterns of land use and a willingness to influence them through public programs; (2) an interest in basing decisions on quantitative analysis; and (3) an increasing capability to create and handle quantities of data heretofore infeasible. 7 pp.
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