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Global urbanization / edited by Eugenie L. Birch and Susan M. Wachter
1st ed
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HT361 .G57 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Urbanization
Cities and towns -- Growth
Urban policy
City planning
Physical Description vi, 376 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [331-361) and index
Contents World urbanization: the critical issue of the twenty-first century / Eugenie L. Birch and Susan M. Wachter -- Human population grows up / Joel E. Cohen -- Measuring and coping with urban growth in developing countries / Netise Bazoglu -- Urban growth and development at six scales: an economist's view / Stephen Malpezzi -- Urban growth and spatial development: the China case / Anthony Yeh -- The urban transition in developing countries: demography meets geography / Mark H. Montgomery and Deborah Balk -- Measuring and modeling global urban expansion / Stephen Sheppard -- Urban growth models: state of the art and prospects / John D. Landis -- Monitoring urban growth and its environmental impacts using remote sensing: examples from China and India / Karen C. Seto -- Tracking regional growth and development: the Nairobi case / Wilber K. Ottichilo -- Strategic directions for local public finance in developing countries / Paul Smoke -- Public-private partnerships and urban governance: coordinates and policy issues / Lynne B. Sagalyn -- City building in China: implications for urban form efficiency / Douglas Webster -- Financing housing and urban services / Kyung-Hwan Kim -- Managing urban infrastructure and services in India / Vinod Tewari -- Sustainable urban development: managing city development in Uganda / Shuaib Lwasa -- Thinking about urban services needs in fast-growing cities: housing in São Paulo / Suzana Pasternak -- The education of urban dwellers: the Kenyan experience / Faith Macharia
Series City in the twenty-first century book series
Alternate Author Birch, Eugenie Ladner
Wachter, Susan M

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