Third World Cities: Problems, Policies and Prospects / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- SAGE Publications
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.
Table of Contents
Introduction - John D Kasarda and Allan M Parnell Third World Urban Development IssuesThe Third World City - Sally E Findley Developmental Policy and IssuesEfficiency and Welfare in LDC Mega-Cities - Harry W RichardsonUrbanization, Development and Economic Efficiency - A S OberaiUrban Land and Housing Issues Facing the Third World - Ellen M BrennanJob Creation Needs in Third World Cities - Dennis A Rondinelli and John D KasardaSmall Enterprise Promotion as an Urban Development Strategy - Ray BromleyPrivatization of Urban Services and Infrastructure in Developing Countries - Dennis A Rondinelli and John D Kasarda An Assessment of ExperienceUrbanization and the Environmental Risk Transition - Kirk R Smith and Yok-shiu F LeeTransnational Capital Flows, Foreign Investments and Urban Growth in Developing Countries - Victor Fung-Shuen SitThe Impact of Temporary Migration on Urban Places - Sidney Goldstein Thailand and China as Case StudiesUrban Aspects of Labor Migration - Francisco Alba A Review on Exit CountriesThird World Urbanization, Migration and Family Adaptation - S Philip Morgan