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City size and the quality of life

Stanford Research Institute.

City size and the quality of life

an analysis of the policy implications of continued population concentration

by Stanford Research Institute.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Cities and towns -- United States -- Growth.,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by the Stanford Research Institute ; Subcommittee on Rural Development of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate.
      ContributionsElgin, Duane., United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry. Subcommittee on Rural Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT123 .S74 1975a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 84 p. :
      Number of Pages84
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4853194M
      LC Control Number75602303

      This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. The idea of the quality of life is central to economic and social assessment and also to public policy, social legislation, and community programs/5(2). However, this eventually leads to a decrease in the quality of life as the city can experience overcrowding, exorbitant property prices, and increased vulnerability to terrorist attacks. For example, the density of London makes it a more efficient place to attack, when compared to a smaller city, such as Bradford.

      A city with coffee shops on nearly every corner, bike paths meandering through its charming streets and plentiful green spaces, Vienna retained its Author: Ansuya Harjani. The determinants of city growth: the importance of quality of life Urbanisation is a phenomenon that has intensified in the last decades due to the advantages of .

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