America's Addiction to Automobiles: Why Cities Need to Kick the Habit and How, 1st Edition

  • Chad Frederick
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  • ISBN-10: 1440852812
  • ISBN-13: 9781440852817
  • DDC: 338.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 234 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released January 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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A provocative look at our nation's dependency on the automobile and how its potential impact on urban design will either make or break our health, economy, and quality of life.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
Thinking about the Problem.
1: Our Addiction.
2: Cities: The Immovable Objects.
3: Automobiles: The Irresistible Force.
4: Social Science.
5: Sustainability.
Looking at the Problem of Automobile Dependency.
6: A Sketch of the City.
7: The Cities in the Sketch.
8: Public Health.
9: Airborne Emissions.
10: Economic Inequality.
11: Quality of Life.
12: Summary An Epiphany for an Automobile-Addicted Country.
Solving the Problem of Automobile-Dependent Cities.
13: Applying a New Logic.
About the Author.
About the Series and Series Editor.