Global Urbanization

Author: Eugenie L. Birch
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812204476
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Reflecting the central importance of the Global South to twenty-first-century urbanism, the volume includes case studies and examples from China, India, Uganda, Kenya, and Brazil.

The Routledge Handbook Of Urbanization And Global Environmental Change

Author: Karen C. Seto
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317909313
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Part I explores the fundamental characteristics and dynamic processes that
influence contemporary urbanization and how these drive and interact with
environmental changes across regions. The chapters within this part take a
critical look at a) urbanization trends including changing demographics, land use
and land change to provide an understanding of how today's patterns and
processes of global urbanization differ from those of the past (Haase and
Schwartz, Chapter 4; Deng, ...

Urbanization And Migration As Factors Affecting Global Economic Development

Author: Ushakov, Denis
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 146667329X
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Nigerian cities are not left out in the global urbanization trends. Nigeria has an
annual urban population growth of 5.8 percent. Lagos as the economic focal
point of Nigeria has one of highest rates of urbanization. Several scholars have
looked into specific sectoral challenges of urbanization in Lagos; however, there
is lack of synthesis posing new challenges for policy development. The goal of
the chapter therefore is to examine the socio-economic and environmental
consequences ...

Globalization And Urbanization

Author: James H. Spencer
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442214767
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James H. Spencer argues, however, that such an emphasis misses the central fact that urbanization goes well beyond the usual suspects of New York, Tokyo, London, and Shanghai.

Global Perspectives On Urbanization

Author: George Pomeroy
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761839095
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During the early 1970s a turnaround from urbanization to counterurbanization
was observed in the migration trends of a number of developed countries (Beale,
1975; Berry, 1976; Vining and Strauss, 1977; Vining and Kontuly, 1978). Later,
during the 1980s, the counterurbanization trends in certain developed countries
suddenly and unexpectedly started to subside (Cochrane and Vining, 1988;
Champion, 1989). In certain cases the second turnaround seems to be
continuing while in ...

Southern Innovator Magazine Issue 4 Cities And Urbanization

Author: David South, Editor and Writer
Publisher: DSConsulting
ISBN: 0992021707
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They are the innovators. Issue 1 covered the theme of mobile phones and information technology. Issue 2 covered the theme of youth and entrepreneurship. Issue 3 covered the theme of agribusiness and food security.