1 - James Howard Kunstler, Home from Nowhere: Remaking our everyday world for the 21st Century, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996, Ch. 7.
2 - James Howard Kunstler, The Geography of Nowhere, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993; Richard Moe and Carter Wilkie, Changing Places: Rebuilding Community in the Age of Sprawl, New York: Henry Holt, 1997.
3 - For a blistering commentary on how the property tax revolt (Proposition 13) has affected the politics and welfare of Californians, see Peter Schrag, Paradise Lost: California's Experience, America's Future, New York: The New Press, 1998, especially Part 3.
4 - Sim Van der Ryn and Peter Calthorpe, Sustainable Communities: A New Design Synthesis for Cities, Suburbs and Towns, San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1986; Joan Roelofs, Greening Cities: Building Just and Sustainable Cities, New York: Bootstrap Press, 1996; Bob Walter, et al. (Ed.), Sustainable Cities: Concepts and strategies for Eco-City Development, Los Angeles: EHM Press, 1992; National Association of Home Builders, Smart Growth: Building Better Places to Live, Work, and Play, Report, 1999 downloadable; American Planning Association, Growing Smart Legislative Guidebook: Model Statutes for Planning and the Management of Change, APA, 1998, 1999.
5 - See, for example, Minnesota Department of Planning: "Smart Signals: Property Tax Reform for Smart Growth", March 2000, at www.mnplan.state.mn.us; and an older approach: Hagman, Donald and Dean Misczynski, Windfalls for Wipeouts: Land Value Capture and Compensation, Chicago: Planners Press/American Planning Association, 1978.
6 - Lusht Kennet (1992). Site Value Tax & Residential Development Patterns, Lincoln Monograph Series. Department of Insurance & Real Estate at Pennsylvania State University.
7 - Appleyard, Donald, Livable Streets, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981
8 - For a vision of optimal and livable community, see Thomas Hylton, Save our Land, Save Our Towns: A Plan for Pennsylvania, Harrisburg: RB Books, 1995.