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Making Livable Places presents ten research essays on political and historical issues that shape metropolitan growth. Sponsored by Boise State University, the anthology was written and produced by graduate and undergraduate student researchers in the 2009 "Investigate Boise" field school on urban affairs.
"Social Science is civic engagement. Making Livable Places showcases a university's commitment to the pragmatic concerns of municipal government." Dean Melissa Lavitt, Boise State University College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs.
Boise State University
Shallat, Todd; Eberle, David; and Burke, Larry, "Making Livable Places: Transportation, Preservation, and the Limits of Growth" (2010). Faculty Authored Books. 480.