Anthony Paletta

  • culture October 10, 2011

    Pastoral Capitalism by Louise Mozingo

    In this age of concern over car dependency, the issue of suburban sprawl seems to be raised as regularly as the daily commute. While most accounts focus on residential growth, one aspect that’s been overlooked is corporate suburban development. Even though business parks gird the length of nearly every American beltway, there’s no question that, as Louise Mozingo writes in her fascinating new volume, Pastoral Capitalism, these “workplaces have been passed over for robust consideration.” It’s a curious omission; one that Mozingo rights.

    Mozingo locates the beginning of corporate sprawl in