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If managed intelligently and humanely, this growth can pave the way to sustainable development; otherwise, it will favour higher levels of poverty and environmental stress. The outcome depends on decisions being made now.
The principal theme that runs through this volume is the need to transform urbanization into a positive force for development. Part I of this book reviews the demography of the urban transition, stressing the importance of benefi cial rural-urban connections and challenging commonly held misconceptions. Part II asks how urban housing, land and service provision can be improved in the face of rapid urban expansion, drawing lessons from experiences around the world. Seller Inventory LQ Book Description Routledge , Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher.
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. The new global frontier: urbanization, poverty and environment in the 21st century / edited by George. The New Global Frontier and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. George Martine is lead author of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) report State of World Population Unleashing the Potential of Urban Growth, and a consultant in Brazil.
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The worlds developing countries will be experiencing massive increases in their urban populations over the 21st century. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we'll automatically remove it at Checkout. The final part of the book examines social and sustainable use of urban space including coping with urban expansion, urban sprawl, global environmental change and urbanization. Deconstructing the High Line. In effect, the term urbanization is being used to refer to two opposing spatial shifts in settlement patterns, likely to have opposing effects on, for example, the land available for agriculture.
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