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Urbanisation in Zimbabwe: Selected Cities
     

Urbanisation in Zimbabwe: Selected Cities

by Jemitias Mapira
 
This book examines the process of urbanisation in Zimbabwe from two perspectives, namely: theoretical/historical issues before providing detailed information on selected cities in the country. In so doing, it fills an information gap, which has existed in Zimbabwean geography literature since Zimbabwe's independence in 1980. The book comprises fourteen chapters

Overview

This book examines the process of urbanisation in Zimbabwe from two perspectives, namely: theoretical/historical issues before providing detailed information on selected cities in the country. In so doing, it fills an information gap, which has existed in Zimbabwean geography literature since Zimbabwe's independence in 1980. The book comprises fourteen chapters written by various authors from the Great Zimbabwe University in Masvingo City as well as the University of Zimbabwe in Harare.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016559360
Publisher:
EpicCenter Stories
Publication date:
05/21/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
18 MB
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Meet the Author

Jemitias Mapira is a lecturer in Geography and Environmental Science at Great Zimbabwe University (GZU) in the City of Masvingo where has been employed since 2003. He holds a Masters degree in Environmental Science (University of Botswana) as well as a BA in Geography and English from the University of Zimbabwe (UZ). He is currently studying for a PhD in Environmental Education at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. He has published numerous articles in refereed journals both locally and abroad and has published three textbooks in different aspects of Human Geography. He has contributed six chapters and co-edited the rest of this book.

Innocent Chirisa is a senior lecturer in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Zimbabwe in Harare. He holds MSc and BSc Honours degrees in Urban and Regional Planning, obtained from the UZ and is currently working on his doctoral (DPhil) studies at the same university. He has published extensively in various aspects of his discipline and is an external examiner in the Faculty of Social Sciences at GZU. He is one of the co-editors of this textbook in which he has contributed four chapters.

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