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Organizational behavior

Sociology

1987

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Full-Text Articles in Urban Studies

Cluster Battle Is Over, But The War Rages On, Chester Smolski Dec 1987

Cluster Battle Is Over, But The War Rages On, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"The Chinese have a saying: 'Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.' For Americans, the same could be said for zoning in the seemingly never-ending war between residents and developers over land development."


Herculean Task Ahead For R.I. Land-Study Panel, Chester Smolski Dec 1987

Herculean Task Ahead For R.I. Land-Study Panel, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"It has an impressive title--Commission to Study the Entire Area of Land Use, Preservation, Development and Regulation. Selection of the 23 committee members was made by top governing and legislative officials--governor, lieutenant governor, State majority leader and House speaker. It has a budget of $50,000 and is supposed to submit recommendations to the General Assembly by Feb. 25--a virtual impossibility."


Middletown Needs A Better Eye To Its Future, Chester Smolski Nov 1987

Middletown Needs A Better Eye To Its Future, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"In the last 25 years this town in the middle of Aquidneck Island has undergone the most dramatic swings of population of any community in the state. Subject to decisions made in Washington, D.C., as to the concentration of Navy personnel, Middletown has had more than its share of ups and downs. Having its own Navy facilities and housing as well as housing personnel based in Newport, Middletown has seen its 1960 population of 12,675 explode to 29,900 in 1970 and then experience the greatest population loss in the 1970s of any of the nine Rhode Island ...