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Urbanization as a Social Process : an essay on movement and change in contemporary Africa.

Author: Kenneth Little
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Urbanization is probably the most important process taking place in African countries. This book provides a lucid and informative study of the significance of urbanization for social change in sub-Saharan Africa, which has vital implications for all developing regions. Originally published in 1974.
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Little, Kenneth.
Urbanization as a Social Process : An essay on movement and change in contemporary Africa.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Little
ISBN: 9781136531361 113653136X
OCLC Number: 863823321
Description: 1 online resource (279 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The migratory basis of urban growth; 2. Modern urbanization and its opportunistic undertones; 3. Attitudes to work and wage-employment; 4. Social class and ethnicity; 5. Urbanization and race relations; 6. Urban social organization; 7. Conclusions; Appendix; Notes; Further reading; Bibliography; Index.

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Urbanization is probably the most important process taking place in African countries. This book provides a lucid and informative study of the significance of urbanization for social change in sub-Saharan Africa, which has vital implications for all developing regions. Originally published in 1974.

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