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Urbanisation in the Third World

Author: Rob Potter
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1992.
Series: Contemporary issues in geography.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the urban explosion in the Third World, the problems assoicated with many Third World cities and discusses the link between urbanization and development. Includes case studies on urban planning in Nigeria and Cuba. Suggested level: secondary.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Potter, Rob.
Urbanisation in the Third World.
Oxford University Press, 1992
(OCoLC)760424863
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Potter
ISBN: 0199133700 9780199133703
OCLC Number: 877689453
Description: 48 pages.
Contents: Part 1 Third World cities and issues of development: the urban explosion in the Third World; millionaire cities and poor people; historical perspectives - mercantilism, colonialism and capitalism; dependency theory and Third World urbanization; cities and inequalities; modern patterns of consumption and production in Third World cities; top-down and bottom up strategies of development; new perspectives on development and urbanisation; models of Third World city structure; housing in Third World cities - from rags to riches; the informal sector and employment. Part 2 Case studies of urban plannings: introduction; urbanization and planning at the national level; planning for houses and jobs in Third World cities. Part 3 Exercises: monitoring Third World urban development; urban growth rates and levels of development; housing conditions in a Caribbean city; upgrading an unplanned housing area.
Series Title: Contemporary issues in geography.
Responsibility: Rob Potter.

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Part of a series for advanced level students examining an issue of concern to today's society. It includes case study material and exercises and looks at the nature of Third World urbanization and  Read more...

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