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Encyclopedia of Transportation: Social Science and Policy

Encyclopedia of Transportation: Social Science and Policy (Hardback)

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Synopsis

Viewing transportation through the lens of current social, economic, and policy aspects, this four-volume reference work explores the topic of transportation across multiple disciplines within the social sciences and related areas, including geography, public policy, business, and economics.



Features:

Approximately 675 signed articles authored by prominent scholars are arranged in A-to-Z fashion and conclude with Further Readings and cross references. A Chronology helps readers put individual events into historical context; a Reader's Guide organizes entries by broad topical or thematic areas; a detailed index helps users quickly locate entries of most immediate interest; and a Resource Guide provides a list of journals, books, and associations and their websites. While articles were written to avoid jargon as much as possible, a Glossary provides quick definitions of technical terms. To ensure full, well-rounded coverage of the field, the General Editor with expertise in urban planning, public policy, and the environment worked alongside a Consulting Editor with a background in Civil Engineering. The index, Reader's Guide, and cross references combine for thorough search-and-browse capabilities in the electronic edition.

Available in both print and electronic formats, Encyclopedia of Transportation is an ideal reference for libraries and those who want to explore the issues that surround transportation in the United States and around the world.



Key Themes:

Administration, Operations, and Evaluation Air Transportation Systems Economics of Transportation Energy, Environmental, and Health Impacts Facilities and Infrastructure Intermodal Transportation Systems International Transportation and Policy Labor Issues/Employee Relations Planning and Policy Safety and Security Social Issues in Transportation Surface Transportation Systems Technology, Design, and Engineering Transportation, Finance of Transportation Legislation Transportation Modeling Transportation Organizations and Agencies Travel Behavior and Research Water Transportation Systems

BusinessIndustry & industrial studiesTransport industriesRoad transport industriesScience & MathematicsRegional & area planningTransport planning & policy Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc Publication Date: 26/08/2014 ISBN-13: 9781452267791  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Mark Garrett holds a Ph.D. in urban planning from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Luskin School of Public Affairs and a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law. For a number of years he was a practicing attorney in California specializing in land use, transportation, and environmental issues. He is currently serving as a member of the research faculty in the Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies at UCLA and also teaches courses in the Department of Urban Planning. Garrett is the co-author with Martin Wachs of Transportation Planning on Trial: The Clean Air Act and Travel Forecasting, and has contributed to articles in the UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, the UCLA journal Critical Planning, the Berkeley Planning Journal, the Transportation Research Record, and the Journal of the American Planning Association. Garrett has been an adjunct professor in the Saint Louis University (SLU) School of Law and a faculty member in the Department of Policy Studies in SLU's College of Education and Public Policy. He has also taught at the Ohio State University, the University of Michigan, the University of Illinois, and Virginia Commonwealth University. His current research focuses on sustainability and legal and social equity aspects of urban land use and transportation planning. He presently resides in Los Angeles, California.

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