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Urban Planning and the American Family

13 Pages Posted: 4 Sep 2007  

James Alan Kushner

Southwestern Law School


American urban design is anti-family, generating unhealthy and unsafe communities and lifestyles. Although taxation schemes, zoning codes, and comprehensive planning requires an overhaul to become sustainable and healthy, the very design of neighborhoods must be altered to support families and children.

Keywords: urban design, zoning, family, urban planning

JEL Classification: K34

Suggested Citation

Kushner, James Alan, Urban Planning and the American Family. Stetson Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 67, 2006. Available at SSRN:

James Alan Kushner (Contact Author)

Southwestern Law School ( email )

3050 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90010
United States

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