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Challenges to Asian Urbanization in the 21st Century / Edition 1

Challenges to Asian Urbanization in the 21st Century / Edition 1


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Challenges to Asian Urbanization in the 21st Century / Edition 1

This book is unique in that it brings forth the nature and characteristics of 21st century Asian urbanization. It provides a basic framework, particularly as it relates to the patterns, characteristics and problems associated with urbanization. Urban structural models are discussed in relation to their applicability and non-applicability. It is of relevance to researchers and students working in the fields of social geography, Asian studies, urban economies, urban and regional planning and social issues.

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ISBN-13: 9781402015762
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/31/2003
Series: GeoJournal Library , #75
Edition description: 2004
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Challenges to Asian Urbanization in the 21st Century: An Introduction.- A Half-Century of the World City: Asian and African Cities.- Post-Colonial Cities in the Global Era: A Comparative Study of Mumbai and Accra.- Colombo and the Pattern of South Asian and Port City Models.- The Development of Hill Stations as Urban Centers.- Communicative Planning Practice in an Undemocratic society: Hong Kong Case.- Central Planning and Market Elements in Viet Nam’s Economy.- Recent Planning Strategies in Jerusalem.- A Spatio-Temporal, Functional Classification of Indian Cities.- Ambient Air Quality in Delhi 1988–1994: A Spatio-Temporal Analysis.- Environmental Degradation and Health:Urban Growth and Health Risks in Pondicherry.- Pollution Parameters in Asian Cities.- Mitigating Rural-Urban Exodus: Multi-Objective Spatial Design of Rural Biomass Energy.- The Role of Secondary Cities in Rapidly Industrializing Countries:The Example of Kaohsiung, Taiwan.- Assessing Rail Network History in Japan’s Kanto Region.- Urban Development of South Asia.

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