Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-281) and index.
Introduction: Building a better mountain? -- The long boom of western development -- Development geographies of the new West -- Footprints of development -- The metro-zones : shining cities at the foot of the mountains -- Beyond the suburban frontier : the West's exurbs -- Resort geographies : building a better mountain? -- The gentrified range : new owners of the purple sage -- Understanding the challenge of land use planning -- Planning a new West : strategies for creating more desirable land use patterns.
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