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Third World Cities: Problems, Policies and Prospects / Edition 1

Third World Cities: Problems, Policies and Prospects / Edition 1

by John Kasarda, Allan Parnell


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Gathering an internationally renowned group of scholars in urbanization and development studies, this work explores the impact of internal and international migration on cities in the Third World. Vital issues such as demographic trends, economic development, environmental impact, welfare and housing policy are examined across a variety of geographic locations. The book will be an invaluable resource for anyone engaged in policy or programme work in Third World development.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803944855
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 11/10/1992
Series: SAGE Focus Editions , #148
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - John D Kasarda and Allan M Parnell
Third World Urban Development Issues
The Third World City - Sally E Findley
Developmental Policy and Issues
Efficiency and Welfare in LDC Mega-Cities - Harry W Richardson
Urbanization, Development and Economic Efficiency - A S Oberai
Urban Land and Housing Issues Facing the Third World - Ellen M Brennan
Job Creation Needs in Third World Cities - Dennis A Rondinelli and John D Kasarda
Small Enterprise Promotion as an Urban Development Strategy - Ray Bromley
Privatization of Urban Services and Infrastructure in Developing Countries - Dennis A Rondinelli and John D Kasarda
An Assessment of Experience
Urbanization and the Environmental Risk Transition - Kirk R Smith and Yok-shiu F Lee
Transnational Capital Flows, Foreign Investments and Urban Growth in Developing Countries - Victor Fung-Shuen Sit
The Impact of Temporary Migration on Urban Places - Sidney Goldstein
Thailand and China as Case Studies
Urban Aspects of Labor Migration - Francisco Alba
A Review on Exit Countries
Third World Urbanization, Migration and Family Adaptation - S Philip Morgan

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