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    Interesting yet probably inappropriate Master's planning thesis topics

    "The cultural connotation of the front yard in working-class white American society"

    "Not in my gay-borhood: the fight against formula retail in GLBT neighborhoods"

    "'Git off my land commie': zoning and building code enforcement in rural Texas"

    Others?

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    Split from RTDNTOTO6. This deserves its own thread!


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