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Cities transformed : demographic change and its implications in the developing world

Author: Mark Montgomery; National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Urban Population Dynamics.
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Academies Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The benefits from urbanization cannot be overlooked, but the speed and sheer scale of transformation present many challenges. Drawing from a variety of data sources, this work explores the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Forecasts
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cities transformed.
Washington, DC : National Academies Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)607065165
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Montgomery; National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Urban Population Dynamics.
ISBN: 0309088623 9780309088626 0309511488 9780309511483
OCLC Number: 53401077
Description: xvii, 529 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Why location matters --
Urban population change : a sketch --
Urban population dynamics : models, measures, and forecasts --
Diversity and inequality --
Fertility and reproductive health --
Mortality and morbidity : is city life good for your health? --
The urban economy transformed --
The challenge of urban governance --
Looking ahead.
Responsibility: Panel on Urban Population Dynamics, Mark R. Montgomery [and others], editors ; Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council of the National Academies.
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