Rural Exodus and Squatter Settlements in the Third World: Case of Iran

Rural Exodus and Squatter Settlements in the Third World: Case of Iran

by Abol Hassan Danesh
     
 

Addresses the interrelated questions of urbanization, industrialization, rural-urban migration, and squatter settlements in contemporary developing countries. Emphasizes the structural causes of irregular rural-urban migration in Iran during 1900-1983, and how these causes have been analyzed and examined at the economic, social, and cultural levels. A comparison

Overview

Addresses the interrelated questions of urbanization, industrialization, rural-urban migration, and squatter settlements in contemporary developing countries. Emphasizes the structural causes of irregular rural-urban migration in Iran during 1900-1983, and how these causes have been analyzed and examined at the economic, social, and cultural levels. A comparison between contemporary developing countries and today's developed nations has also been formulated.

Editorial Reviews

Journal Of Developing Areas
This is an important contribution to the literature on Iran and the Third World.
The Journal of Developing Areas
This is an important contribution to the literature on Iran and the Third World.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819164445
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
08/18/1987
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.42(d)

Meet the Author

Abol Hassan Danesh is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at The University of Rhode Island.

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