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Third World Cities : Problems, Policies and Prospects - John Kasarda

Third World Cities

Problems, Policies and Prospects

By: John Kasarda (Editor), Allan M. Parnell (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st January 1993
ISBN: 9780803944855
Number Of Pages: 328

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Gathering an internationally renowned group of scholars in urbanization and development studies, this work explores the impact of internal and international migration on cities in the Third World. Vital issues such as demographic trends, economic development, environmental impact, welfare and housing policy are examined across a variety of geographic locations. The book will be an invaluable resource for anyone engaged in policy or programme work in Third World development.

Introduction
Third World Urban Development Issues
The Third World City
Developmental Policy and Issues
Efficiency and Welfare in LDC Mega-Cities
Urbanization, Development and Economic Efficiency
Urban Land and Housing Issues Facing the Third World
Job Creation Needs in Third World Cities
Small Enterprise Promotion as an Urban Development Strategy
Privatization of Urban Services and Infrastructure in Developing Countries
An Assessment of Experience
Urbanization and the Environmental Risk Transition
Transnational Capital Flows, Foreign Investments and Urban Growth in Developing Countries
The Impact of Temporary Migration on Urban Places
Thailand and China as Case Studies
Urban Aspects of Labor Migration
A Review on Exit Countries
Third World Urbanization, Migration and Family Adaptation
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ISBN: 9780803944855
ISBN-10: 0803944853
Series: Sage Focus Editions
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 328
Published: 1st January 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.69 x 14.22  x 2.08
Weight (kg): 0.44

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