Kirkman Publishes Ethics of Metropolitan Growth Book


Robert Kirkman, School of Public Policy, Georgia Tech

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Ethical issues in planning and development are the focus of new book by Tech Public Policy professor.

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Issues related to metropolitan growth and environmental change are at the heart of public debate today.  Concerns over traffic flow and air quality are intertwined with the national dialog on the financial crisis, the instability of fuel prices, long-term projections of oil depletion, and climate change.  Robert Kirkman's new book from Continuum offers practical guidance for sorting through the ethical implications surrounding metropolitan growth, bringing the immediate concerns of ordinary prople—homeowners and commuters—to the center of the debate. Kirkman is associate professor in Georgia Tech's School of Public Policy.

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School of City & Regional Planning

Economic Development and Policy, Environment
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Ethics, growth, planning, public policy
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  • Created On: Sep 1, 2010 - 2:35pm
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