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Third World Cities: Problems, Policies and Prospects

Series: Sage Focus Editions Volume: 148

Edited By: John D Kasarda and Allan M Parnell

310 pages, Figs, tabs

Sage Publications

Paperback | Jan 1993 | #37079 | ISBN: 0803944853
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Hardback | Jan 1993 | #37081 | ISBN: 0803944845
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About this book

The essays in this volume address the wide array of problems and issues - as well as the opportunities and advantages - that are the natural outgrowth of such rapid urbanization.


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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