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Urbanization and national development in Asia: A comparative study
1982 by Distributor, Summerson Eastern Publishers .
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(b) An urbanizing world. The world's urban population today is around billion people 1 —more than the world's total population in Many aspects of urban change in recent decades are unprecedented, including the world's level of urbanization and the size of its urban population, the number of countries becoming more urbanized and the size and number of very large by: Asia, the location of the world’s fastest-growing economies, is also home to some of the fastest rates of urbanization humanity has ever seen, a process whose speed renders long-term outcomes highly unpredictable. This volume contrasts with much published work on the rural/urban divide, which has. Diane E. Davis is the Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism in the Department of Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Davis served as Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design from Before to moving to the GSD in , Davis was the head of the International Development Group in the Department of . This work will build on comparative studies on the new cities in China, India, Malaysia and South Korea, which will appear in a forthcoming, edited book, Towards Urban Economic Vibrancy: Patterns and Practices of Asia’s New Cities (MIT SA+P Press, ). In the second project, Zheng’s team is developing a comparative research approach for.
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