• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Urban Sprawl

Urban sprawl, perhaps more accurately suburban sprawl, is the term for rapidly growing residential and commercial land development across a previously rural landscape. Commentators vary in more precise definitions, but there is general consensus that sprawl is typically characterized by the ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles