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Urban growth and development in Asia / 2, Living in the cities.

Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, 1999.
Series: Urban growth and development in Asia, : [deriving from the 5th Asian Urbanisation Conference. held at the School of Oriental And African Studies in London in August 1997] / ed. by Graham P. Chapman .. ; Vol. 2; Urban growth and development in Asia : [deriving from the 5th Asian Urbanisation Conference. held at the School of Oriental And African Studies in London in August 1997] / ed. by Graham P. Chapman .., Vol. 2
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Focusing on the human and environmental impact, this text provides a panoramic survey of the patterns, causes and consequences of urbanization in Asia. It offers case studies of particular cities,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 075461039X 9780754610397
OCLC Number: 313117961
Description: XVIII, 503 S. : graph. Darst., Kt.
Contents: Part 1 Urban systems: urban-rural conflicts in the provision of public services in Korea; Taiwan's urban system in transition; central city and satellite towns - a study of metropolitan structure in Taiwan; projection of the urbanization pattern for the Jabotabek region; science cities and technologies in Japan - innovative networks and regional planning; defining urban corridors - case studies of four mega cities of India. Part 2 Gender, access and environment: structure of urbanization and environmental planning in the marginal area of town and country; open space in Tehran; the impact of tourism on Chennai (Madras), India; redefining gender roles and identities in urbanizing Bangladesh; gender inequalities in the mining-industrial urban economy of the Raniganj coalbelt of west Bengal, India; female labour force participation in urban India - some socio-economic correlates; the gendered division of space and access in working class areas of Lahore; equity and slum redevelopment in Mumbai (Bombay); livelihood strategies of urban households in secondary cities in Thailand and the Philippines - a comparison; two decades of urban poverty reduction through income generation - what have we learned?; waste disposal problems in metro Manila and the response of the urban poor; urban-rural health differentials in developing regions; spatial patterns of crime in Indian cities. Part 3 Migration: female marriage migration in China; urbanization and migration in Xinjiang, Uygur autonomous region, China. Part 4 Government and institutions: Shanghai's land development - a view from the transformation of mainland China's administrative system since 1978; urban NGO-government relationship -experiences from Bombay; environmental improvement in Calcutta - non-governmental organizations and community-based organizations; think big, start small - towards sequential capacity improvement in urban planning and management; urban policies of some port-cities in the Asia Pacific region. Part 5 Observing the city: application of GIS in evaluating the availability of services in Ludhiana, India; the degradation of rural land in the rural-urban fringe of Delhi - integration of GIS and remote sensing; land use mapping of Delhi's rural-urban fringe using remote sensing; landscape evaluation by multivariate analysis - characteristics of the landscape in Pusan, Korea, using a picture database; analysis of change of three dimensional land use in a high density and mixed district.
Series Title: Urban growth and development in Asia, : [deriving from the 5th Asian Urbanisation Conference. held at the School of Oriental And African Studies in London in August 1997] / ed. by Graham P. Chapman .. ; Vol. 2; Urban growth and development in Asia : [deriving from the 5th Asian Urbanisation Conference. held at the School of Oriental And African Studies in London in August 1997] / ed. by Graham P. Chapman .., Vol. 2
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