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    Masters Thesis
    Singh, Hardip.
    This report presents a case study of the impact of California State College, Stanislaus, on the growth of Turlock, California, and was designed for the purpose of gaining insight on the effects of a major locational decision on a community. Turl . . .
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    Sander, Alexander.
    Fiscal impact analysis (or cost-revenue analysis) is a quantitative method used to estimate the costs of providing governmental services to land areas and the revenues from those land areas. In this study, eight relatively recent, significant, and rep . . .
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    Richards, Dennis Lee.
    The 1970s have found many of the nation's cities financially and environmentally vulnerable. Many municipalities are now studying any reasonable proposals which could avoid a desperate fiscal situation. At the same time, these urban areas are being be . . .
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    Nolte, George.
    There is a quiet revolution currently underway in this country. It is directed at the way land is used, or more specifically, at the land use decision-making process and the information that is used in the process. New tools are being proposed and uti . . .
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    Graduate project
    Merchen, Joan.
    The problem proposed for investigation is that of the validity of contract zoning. While it has no intrinsic legal significance, the term "contract zoning" is generally used to describe a situation in which a city or county zoning authority reclassifi . . .
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    Leach, Margaret Ruth.
    The decision to plan for bicycles as a legitimate element of the California transportation system was made by the California State Legislature in 1972 when Assembly Bill 69 was passed. The need for bicycle facilities is based on a number of factors; b . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Gibbons, Richard.
    The belief that urban growth does not occur the way it "ought to" is no longer only the view of a few city planners and sensitive intellectuals. It has developed into one of the most widely believed "facts" of modern American life. As with the rest of . . .
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    Graduate project
    Farrel, William.
    The project, in its final form, is the culmination of work begun nearly four years ago when I became interested in the controversy surrounding the Kings River and proposed plans to construct a new dam and reservoir on the river above the present . . .
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    Graduate project
    Chung, Kirk Cherng-Lieh.
    Tainan City is situated on the south of Chin-nin Valley in the southwest part of Taiwan. Taiwan Strait bounds the city on the west and separates it from the Peng-hu Islands; on the east the city connects with Jen-te and Yuang-kang towns in Taina . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Ansarinia, Siavash.
    The purpose of this study was to illuminate issues of planned change common to developing countries, specifically in the areas of national and subnational development plan- ning. The approach taken was to first develop a set of general concept . . .
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    Graduate project
    Wegener, Robert.
    The purpose of this project was to study the degree to which voluntary health planning agencies may have approved excess hospital beds in California, and to suggest such possible remedial action as may be necessary. Chapter 1451, Statutes of 1969, . . .
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    Graduate project
    Uyoe, Imeh.
    Unemployment has been a serious problem in the United States for years, and many programs have been set up to combat it. The purpose of this project was to assess the effectiveness of selected manpower programs in achieving their objectives. Th . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Ryan, Margaret.
    To deal effectively with the phenomenon of noise, it is necessary to have some basic understanding of what the characteristics of sound are, how sound behaves, and how it is measured. The Noise Element defines noise as "unwanted sound that is disr . . .
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    McGill, Frank.
    Residential rehabilitation has been defined as the elimination of environmental and structural deficiencies. More simply, it has been described as the renewal and modernization of existing buildings. Other definitions include making uninhabitable . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Kleeger, Alan.
    This study is an investigation of spatial variations in economic health in the State of California. The approach taken is a multivariate regionalization of both economic well-being. The period under investigation is the ten year period 19 6 0 to 1 . . .
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    Graduate project
    Kibbe, Richard.
    Without question, machining is one of the most important methods of shaping metal. The ability to machine a wide variety of metals into almost any conceivable shape has made possible our highly mechanized society and the resultant standard of livi . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Huddle, Christine Scott.
    Urban planners recognize the value of citizen input in the planning process, but the degree to which they utilize and encourage this input varies. Citizens have criticized planners for not including them in the planning process. Planners have found . . .
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    Gresham, Richard.
    Evaluation as a concept has many definitions and uses. In general, evaluation is an attempt to appraise the value or worth of something. When related to a discipline, the concept becomes more precise. Evaluation within the discipline of urban and . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Coleman, Bruce.
    This study analyzes the latent demand for transporta- tion in the Parlier, California, study area.1 It tests the hypothesis that specific community groups in Parlier—the elderly, low-income and Mexican-American households, and the housewives—hav . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Chen, Amy.
    Employment is one of the basic elements in the structure of the economy of a region. Stuart Chapin has stated that employment is one of the most common units for measuring economic activity."'" In addition to the economic impact of its contribution . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Barrett, Gordon.
    The Lake Tahoe Basin is an area of unique and unsurpassed beauty situated high in the Sierra Mountains along the California-Nevada border. The 500 square mile Basin is divided lengthwise by the stateline with 75 percent of the land area and 70 per . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Willis, Melvin.
    Throughout history, cities have been portrayed by artists, writers, and philosophers as centers of vice and crime. This real or imaginary association of cities with crime among early leaders of this country, such as Thomas Jefferson, fostered a str . . .
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    Graduate project
    Wagner, Michael John.
    With the initiation of the California Environmental Quality Act, it has become necessary to prepare a detailed report on major projects that may produce an adverse impact on the environment. The report itself is more commonly known as an Environme . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Valeska, David.
    The subject of women in the planning profession has received much attention from the professional planning organizations (American Institute of Planners and American Society of Planning Officials) over the past two years. Concern that women planne . . .
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    Graduate project
    Toigo, John.
    Governments often find themselves in search of new taxes to provide additional revenues or in need of major tax reform in order to realign the tax burden to conform with public policy. California, the central reference point in this paper, may be . . .
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    Graduate project
    Thomas, Lawrence Micheal.
    In this project, the writer proposes an organizational structure for a regional planning agency for the California desert. Because of the complexities and interrelationships involved in resource management in the California desert, a systematic ap . . .
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    Graduate project
    Sule, Richard.
    The Housing Plan for downtown Lagos, Nigeria, is intended to suggest housing alternatives which focus on the provision of a suitable living environment for the residents. The housing plan is also meant to identify certain basic policies for resid . . .
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    Graduate project
    Strong, Robert.
    Potential interchange commercial development along Interstate Freeway 5 within the San Joaquin Valley has been a controversial planning problem since the inception of this major regional transportation facility. Despite the multi- million dollar . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Smith, Michael.
    An excellent stratigraphic section is exposed near Devils Den, California (Figures 1 and 2) , where the California Aqueduct crosses the Coast Ranges. The section is approximately six kilometers southwest of the town of Devils Den, northwestern K . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Shepherd, John Norrie.
    In his poem, W. H. Auden characterizes the social order of today's "Cities Without Walls." Without walls, the cityl is filled with Nothing. Nothing is "the Unbounded / beyond the Pale," and the "unpoliced spaces / where dragons dwelt and demons ro . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Sell, James.
    This study was concerned with the establishment of a connection between thermal discomfort and perceptual preference. The reasoning for such a study and how it fits into the broad scheme of geography necessitates the weaving of several differen . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Safavian, Mahmood.
    Environmental issues are not a new phenomenon. However, the rapid development in the last decade of science, technology and industry, tooether with rapid growth of the population which has caused the tremendous increase in property development, es . . .
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    Graduate project
    Ruangpin, Maitree.
    Both developing and developed countries face the problem of urban slums. Governments have tried to understand and solve these problems in many ways. Some countries, such as the United States and European nations, have been very successful in d . . .
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    Graduate project
    Poulin, Raymond.
    Photographic interpretation is the act of exam- ining photographic images of objects for the purpose of identifying and deducing their significance. Everyone can consider himself a photo interpreter. Books, magazines, newspapers, etc., all provi . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Mendenhall, Jeffery.
    Man is a mobile animal and relies on his way-finding ability to maneuver in his surroundings. This mobility is accomplished through cognitive learning (images received by the individual through stimuli produced by the environment.) Cognitive mappin . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Leung, John Ming-Kui.
    The writer proposed to study Chinese design concepts and their accompanying impact on Chinese settlements in California because few of their artistic, social and historic elements having an impact on Chinatowns have been systemati­cally documented. So . . .
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    Graduate project
    Koch, Kenneth.
    An Environmental Impact Report is an informational document which is intended to inform decision makers and the general public about the environmental effects of the projects they propose to carry out or approve. It is intended to enable public ag . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Kloos, Helmut.
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    Masters Thesis
    Fung, Angela Koo.
    The provision of safe and decent housing has been emerging as a major concern of state and local government in recent years. In 1968 the United States Congress took an action which required a "housing element" as a part of any "comprehensive land . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Forhan, Phillip.
    With the exception of a few unique areas, the economy of a community is largely dependent on the industrial base. The average residential area cannot, through simple taxation of real properties, support the increasingly myriad demands of local gov . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Basora, Daniel.
    With retail development taking place at various locations within the city, planners and businessmen alike need to concern themselves with the retail locational decisions# The location of a retail operation is particularly important for retail manag . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Winston, William R.
    Unemployment and the circumstances which surround it have been a long standing problem in this nation. Despite the high degree of interest which government officials have shown in recent years through programs sponsored by the Federal government, . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Wahlstrom, Gregory.
    Electoral geography is that division of political geography which studies the geographical distributions of voting behavior. In spite of the availability of voting data and the fact that many guantitative geographic methods are quite applicable to . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Podesta, Jerry.
    The plight of the town of Del Rey, California, is typical of many rural communities in California and throughout the nation. Communities such as Del Rey have been forgotten in the wake of urban migration. However, the residents feel a sense of com . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Hamill, John Alfred.
    That people assimilate and react in multl-cultural environments is a fact that is observable even in present day United States. The way people solve and adapt to this problem determines the survival, extinction or amalgamation of each separate cul . . .
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    Graduate project
    Greer, John.
    The project contained herein has three purposes: to establish the existence of a need for housing; to establish that there is a corresponding need to define and explore alternatives to those approaches now in use; and to establish the existence . . .