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Urban environments in emerging economies

Author: David L McKee
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1994.
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This work deals with the growth and development at national or local levels of the physical structure of urban settings which house many of the leading sectors of the economies of emerging nations.  Read more...

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McKee, David L.
Urban environments in emerging economies.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1994
(OCoLC)624681032
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David L McKee
ISBN: 0275949389 9780275949389
OCLC Number: 30031529
Description: ix, 179 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface A Preliminary Overview Some Observations on Physical Structure in Advanced Metropolitan Areas Urban Flexibility in Third World Settings Dualism, the Rural Exodus, and Urban Expansion Metropolitan Expansion and Flexibility Surplus Labor, Squatters, and Urban Structure Metropolitan Growth and the Absorption of Urban Places Environmental Issues in an Urban Context Selected Structural Issues Production for Export and Urban Flexibility The Impact of Tourism The Urban Role in Small Economies Some Policy Perspectives A General Overview Structural and Environmental Imperatives Some Final Reflections Bibliography Index
Responsibility: David L. McKee.

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?This book presents the argument that development planners should be concerned about the physical structure of urban places and about the inflexibility of urban forms.?-Abstacts of Public Read more...

 
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