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The ethics of metropolitan growth
Robert Kirkman

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The ethics of metropolitan growth
decision making and the environment
Robert Kirkman.

Published 2010 by Continuum in London, New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Ethics
How was the project chosen?
Are the goals of the project worth reaching?
Are the means used to reach the goals of the project appropriate?
Does the project conflict with projects other individuals or groups are pursuing?
Does the project conflict with other projects the same individual or group is pursuing?
Is the project self-defeating?
Ethics and environment
What is the place in which the project will unfold?
How might the project change the place and its broader context?
How much can we know about how the project will unfold in this place?
Metropolitan growth
How should we characterize the built environment of the United States?
What are the dynamics that shape the built environment?
The ethics of metropolitan growth
Is this a good place to live? (well-being)
Who gets to benefit from this place and who does not? (justice)
How long can this place last? (sustainability)
Who should make decisions about this place? (legitimacy)
Using the framework
Reveal hidden complexity in ethical judgments
Identify points of agreement and disagreement
Focus deliberation
Search for new possibilities
The limits of ethics
To what extent can people act responsibly?
To what extent can people be held responsible for their actions?

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
174/.93071216
Library of Congress
HT371 .K49 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23391888M
ISBN 10
1441113126, 1441102809
ISBN 13
9781441113122, 9781441102805
LC Control Number
2009019739
Library Thing
9780861

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