Cities Transformed: Demographic Change and Its Implications in the Developing World

Cities Transformed: Demographic Change and Its Implications in the Developing World

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ISBN-13: 9781134031733
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/31/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 554
File size: 8 MB

Table of Contents

Executive Summary * Introduction * Why Location Matters * Urban Population Change: A Sketch * Urban Population Dynamics: Models, Measures, and Forecasts * Diversity and Inequality * Fertility and Reproductive Health * Mortality and Morbidity: Is City Life Good for Your Health * The Urban Economy Transformed * The Challenge of Urban Governance * Looking Ahead * References * Appendices: (A) Concepts and Definitions of Metropolitan regions * (B) Mathematical Derivations * (C) Linking DHS Surveys to United Nations City Data * (D) United Nations Estimates and Projections * (E) Measuring Relative Poverty with DHS Data * (F) Recommendations for the Demographic and Health Surveys * Bibliographical Sketches of Panel Members and Staff * Index

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