The mega-urban regions of Southeast Asia (Book, 1995) []
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The mega-urban regions of Southeast Asia

The mega-urban regions of Southeast Asia

Author: T G McGee; Ira M Robinson
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©1995.
Series: Urbanization in Asia.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

The first comprehensive work on the subject of ASEAN mega-urban regions.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: T G McGee; Ira M Robinson
ISBN: 0774805307 9780774805308 077480548X 9780774805483
OCLC Number: 32542215
Description: xv, 384 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Metrofitting the Emerging Mega-Urban Regions of ASEAN: An Overview / T. G. McGee --
2. Mega-Urbanization in ASEAN: New Phenomenon or Transitional Phase to the 'Los Angeles World City'? / Douglas Webster --
3. Global Interdependence and Urbanization: Planning for the Bangkok Mega-Urban Region / Mike Douglass --
4. Emerging Spatial Patterns in ASEAN Mega-Urban Regions: Alternative Strategies / Ira M. Robinson --
5. ASEAN Urban Housing Sector Performance: A Comparative Perspective / Shlomo Angel and Stephen K. Mayo --
6. Housing Women Factory Workers in the Northern Corridor of the Bangkok Metropolitan Region / Yap Kioe Sheng and Aminur Rahman --
7. Moving Goods, People, and Information: Putting the ASEAN Mega-Urban Regions in Context / Peter J. Rimmer --
8. Gridlock in the Slopopolis: Congestion Management and Sustainable Development / V. Setty Pendakur --
9. Roles and Contributions of the Private Sector in Environmental Management in ASEAN Mega-Urban Regions / Shirley A. M. Conover --
10. Governance of Mega-Urban Regions / Aprodicio Laquian --
11. Developing Management Responses for Mega-Urban Regions / Ellen M. Brennan --
12. Johor-Singapore-Riau Growth Triangle: The Effect of Economic Integration / Lee Tsao Yuan --
13. Metro Manila Mega-Region / Romeo B. Ocampo --
14. Problems and Challenges of Mega-Urban Regions in Indonesia: The Case of Jabotabek and the Bandung Metropolitan Area / Ida Ayu Indira Dharmapatni and Tommy Firman --
15. Challenges of Superinduced Development: The Mega-Urban Region of Kuala Lumpur-Klang Valley / Lee Boon Thong --
16. Bangkok Metropolitan Region: Policies and Issues in the Seventh Plan / Utis Kaothien --
17. ASEAN Mega-Urbanization: A Synthesis / T. G. McGee and Ira M. Robinson.
Series Title: Urbanization in Asia.
Responsibility: edited by T.G. McGee and Ira M. Robinson.


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An important and timely book on a subject eliciting growing attention and development implication worldwide. Every student of urbanization in Asia should read this well-balanced work. -- Yue-Man Read more...

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