Urbanization and development multidisciplinary perspectives / edited by Jo Beall, Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis, and Ravi Kanbur

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Subjects: Urbanization--Economic aspects--Developing countries
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
Series: WIDER studies in development economics
Studies in development economics
LC Classification: H, HT
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 327 p.) : ill., maps
Alternate Titles: Print version: Urbanization and development : multidisciplinary perspectives. (DLC) 2010484565 (OCoLC)607987810 Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010 9780199590148
Additional Authors: Beall, Jo, 1952-
Guha-Khasnobis, Basudeb
Kanbur, S. M. Ravi, 1954-
Oxford University Press
Notes: ISBN: 9780199590148
ISBN: 0199590141
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction -- Data and definitions -- Economic benefits of urbanization -- Urbanization : social consequences -- Urban violence -- Urban planning and governance -- Epilogue
This volume presents a collection that focuses on urbanization and its implications for economic development. Written for an advanced audience with an interest in urban economics and cities, the book contains case studies from India, Brazil, Tanzania, Lebanon, and South Africa
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OCLC Number: 700952962
ISBN/ISSN: 9780199590148
0199590141