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Urban growth and development in Asia. Vol. 1, Making the cities

Author: Graham Chapman; Ashok K Dutt; Robert W Bradnock
Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, ©1999.
Series: SOAS studies in development geography.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is the first part in a two-volume survey of the patterns, causes and consequences of urbanization in Asia - currently a process resulting in mass migration and major changes in lifestyle.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Chapman; Ashok K Dutt; Robert W Bradnock
ISBN: 1840149647 9781840149647
OCLC Number: 316351439
Description: xvii, 480 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Introduction: overview - the future of urbanization in Asia, Nigel Harris. Part 2 The urban base - China: reconsidering the current interpretation on China's urbanization under Mao's period - a review on Western literature, L. Zhang and Simon X.B. Zhao; Chinese urbanization policies, 1949-1989, Shu Tuck Wong and Sun Sheng Hang; regional development in the Yangtze and the Pearl River delta regions, Roger C.K. Chan; consideration of urban development paths and processes in China since 1978, with special reference to Shanghai, Felicity C. Rose. Part 3 The urban base -Russian Far East: economic development, tourism and urbanization in the emerging markets of Northeast Asia, Brian J. Sommers and Dallen J. Timothy. Part 4 The urban base - India: Indian urbanization and the characteristics of large Indian cities revealed in the 1991 census, Graham P. Chapman and Pushpa Pathak; patterns of urbanization and development in India in the 1990s, Swapna Benerjee-Guha; the information technology (IT) industry in Bangalore - a case of urban competitiveness in India?, S. Srinivas; sustainable tourism - resources and strategies for Western India and the case of the Shekhawati painted walls, Allen G. Noble and Frank J. Costa. Part 5 The urban base - Saudi Arabia: nomad settlements in Saudi Arabia - a cultural approach to urbanization in developing countries, Faisal A. Mubarak. Part 6 The urban land market: urban renewal in Shanghai's context, Cheng Yun; the politics of urban development in New Bombay, Alain Jacquemi; changing dynamics of the urban land market in Lucknow city, Amitabh; private residential developers and the spatial structure of Jabotabek, Haryo Winarso. Part 7 Urban land use and architecture: East meets West in Bangalore - the impact of economic change on the built environment, Kalpana Kuttaiah and Gail Gordon Sommers; Shanghai's land development - a view of the transformation of mainland China's administrative systems since 1978, Hung-Kai Wang and Chun-Ju Li; characteristics and problems of Asian urbanization from the viewpoint of city planning, Tomoyoshi Hori et al; aspiration and reality in Tehran - land use plans and their implementation, Vincent F. Costello; the historical development of Riyadh and its low-rise housing, Ali Bahammam; urbanization and housing problems in the Seoul metropolitan region, Seong-Kyu Ha; urban landscapes of Japan, Cotton Mather and P.P. Karan. Part 8 Transport and infrastructure: accelerating integration between Hong Kong and Southern China, David K.Y. Chu; challenges to sustainable transport in China's cities, Andrew H. Spencer; water and the urban future of the Ganga plains, Graham P. Chapman; organizations and approaches for the development and provision of infrastructure in the national capital territory of Delhi, Ashok Kumar.
Series Title: SOAS studies in development geography.
Responsibility: edited by Graham P. Chapman, Ashok K. Dutt, Robert W. Bradnock.


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