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Urban development in the Muslim world

Author: Hooshang Amirahmadi; Salah El-Shakhs
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Center for Urban Policy Research, ©1993.
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Urban development in the Muslim world.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Center for Urban Policy Research, ©1993
(OCoLC)623427817
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hooshang Amirahmadi; Salah El-Shakhs
ISBN: 0882851411 9780882851419
OCLC Number: 26012505
Description: xi, 279 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Urban development in the Muslim world : encounter with modernity and implications for planning / Hooshang Amirahmadi and Mohamad R. Razavi --
The Islamic city : historic myth, Islamic essence, and contemporary relevance / Janet L. Abu-Lughod --
Planning and development in Makkah / Nohad A. Toulan --
The walled city of Delhi : retrospect and prospect / Samuel V. Noe --
Urbanization and development : the role of the medina in the Maghreb / Jean-François Troin --
The transfromation of Tehran from a garrison town to a primate city : a tale of rapid growth and uneven development / Hooshang Amirahmadi and Ali Kiafar --
Planning problems and policies in Tehran / Vincent F. Costello --
Migration, religion, and economic development in the building sector of Sanaa and Cairo / Günter Meyer --
Impact of the oil industry on urbanization in the Persian Gulf Region / Richard I. Lawless and Ian J. Seccombe --
Decentralized urbanization in Syria / Riad G. Mahayni --
Population dynamics, urbanization, and the planning of large cities in the Arab world / Salah S. El-Shakhs and Hooshang Amirahmadi.
Responsibility: edited by Hooshang Amirahmadi and Salah S. El-Shakhs.

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-[P]rovides a useful balance by its focus on this neglected but dynamic part of the world.- --Contemporary Sociology -Included are three general articles plus case studies on Mecca, Tehran, Sanca, Read more...

 
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