Chapter 8. Lines of Defence: Policies for the Control of Urban Sprawl

  1. Chris Couch,
  2. Lila Leontidou and
  3. Gerhard Petschel-Held
  1. Henning Nuissl and
  2. Chris Couch

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692066.ch8

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

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

How to Cite

Nuissl, H. and Couch, C. (2007) Lines of Defence: Policies for the Control of Urban Sprawl, 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.ch8

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:

  • European countries;
  • spatial development;
  • property Taxes;
  • Central Europe;
  • metropolis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Aims of Policy

  • The Mechanisms of Policy

  • Regulation

  • Economic Intervention: Direct Investment, Taxation or Subsidy

  • Institutional Change, Management and Advocacy

  • Conclusions

  • Notes

  • References