Chapter 1. Introduction: Definitions, Theories and Methods of Comparative Analysis

  1. Chris Couch,
  2. Lila Leontidou and
  3. Gerhard Petschel-Held
  1. Chris Couch,
  2. Lila Leontidou and
  3. Karl-Olov Arnstberg

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692066.ch1

Urban Sprawl in Europe: Landscapes, Land-Use Change & Policy

Urban Sprawl in Europe: Landscapes, Land-Use Change & Policy

How to Cite

Couch, C., Leontidou, L. and Arnstberg, K.-O. (2007) Introduction: Definitions, Theories and Methods of Comparative Analysis, in Urban Sprawl in Europe: Landscapes, Land-Use Change & Policy (eds C. Couch, L. Leontidou and G. Petschel-Held), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692066.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139175

Online ISBN: 9780470692066

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Keywords:

  • Europe;
  • urban sprawl;
  • suburban development;
  • environmental pressures;
  • land use

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Background

  • The Origins of Suburbia and Urban Sprawl in Europe and the USA

  • Some Differences Between Europe and the USA

  • The Development of Theory and Policy in Europe

  • Methodology

  • The Structure of the Book

  • Note

  • References