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The new global frontier : urbanization, poverty and environment in the 21st century

Author: George Martine
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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George Martine provides comprehensive coverage of all the key issues of urban sustainability and solutions to poverty and environmental degradation.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Martine
ISBN: 9781844075591 1844075591 9781844075607 1844075605
OCLC Number: 226212693
Description: xiv, 386 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The demography of the urban transition : what we know and don't know / Mark R. Montgomery --
Urbanization, poverty and inequity : is rural-urban migration a poverty problem, or part of the solution? / Cecilia Tacoli, Gordon McGranahan, David Satterthwaite --
Demographic and urban transitions in a global system and policy responses / Ronald Skeldon --
Land and services for the urban poor in rapidly urbanizing countries / Gordon McGranahan, Diana Mitlin, David Satterthwaite --
Informality and poverty in Latin American urban policies / Martim O. Smolka, Adriana de A. Larangeira --
Preparing for urban expansion : a proposed strategy for intermediate cities in Ecuador / Shlomo Angel --
Organizations of the urban poor and equitable urban development : process and product / Gabriella Y. Carolini --
Urban sustainability and global environmental change : reflections for an urban agenda / Roberto Sanchez-Rodriguez --
Risks of climate change for urban settlements in low elevation coastal zones / Gordon McGranahan, Deborah Balk, Bridget Anderson --
Urbanization and ecosystems : current patterns and future implications / Deborah Balk, Gordon McGranahan, Bridget Anderson --
Urban sprawl : a challenge for sustainability / Daniel Joseph Hogan, Ricardo Ojima --
Notes on urban-rural poverty projections and the role of migration / Ralph Hakkert --
Women's empowerment and gender equality in urban settings : new vulnerabilities and opportunities / Luis Mora --
Young people in an urban world / Rogelio Fernandez Castilla, Laura Laski, Saskia Schellekens --
Urbanization and ageing in developing countries / Jose Miguel Guzman, Paulo Saad --
Confronting urbanization and the AIDS epidemic : a double-edged sword / Lynn Collins --
Providing information for social progress in urban areas / Haroldo da Gama Torres --
African urbanization : recent trends and implications / Michael J. White, Blessing U. Mberu, Mark A. Collinson --
Socioeconomic heterogeneity in urban India / S. Chandrasekhar, Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay --
The urban transition in China : trends, consequences and policy implications / Xuemei Bai --
Urbanization in Latin America and the Caribbean : experiences and lessons learned / Jorge Rodriguez, George Martine.
Responsibility: edited by George Martine [and others].
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The world's developing countries experience massive increases in their urban populations over the 21st century. This book reviews the demography of the urban transition, stressing the importance of  Read more...

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