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Ecodevelopment and Third World urban regions

Simon Miles

Ecodevelopment and Third World urban regions

a prospective for international development cooperation policy

by Simon Miles

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Published by Environment Canada, Canadian International Development Agency in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • City planning -- Developing countries,
    • Urbanization -- Developing countries,
    • Environmental policy -- Developing countries

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSimon Miles.
      SeriesJoint project on environment and development ;, 5
      ContributionsCanadian International Development Agency. Policy Branch., Canada. Environment Canada. Advanced Concepts Centre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT169.5 .M54 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 88 p. :
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2794998M
      ISBN 100662105095
      LC Control Number83223755

      Bairoch () estimates that from to the urban population in third world countries will have multiplied almost 16 times, from less than million to 3, million people (table 1). By comparison, the urban population in industrialized countries multiplied only about five times from to , the period of its most intensive growth. Paul Bairoch (24 July in Antwerp – 12 February in Geneva) was a Swiss economic historian who specialised in global economic history, urban history and historical demography. He published or co-authored more than two dozen books and scholarly articles. His most important works emphasize the agricultural preconditions necessary for industrialization or argue that colonization was.   Providing a sweeping overview of world urban geography, noted experts explore the eleven major global regions. Each regional chapter considers urban history, economy, culture, and environment, as well as urban spatial models and problems and : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.


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