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Urbanization and Its Impact on Socio-economic Growth in Developing Regions (Hardcover)

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Contributed by economists, urban planners, and other researchers from around the world, the 16 chapters in this collection explore the impact of urbanization on socio-economic growth in developing regions in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. They discuss urban theories that have influenced the growth of cities and regions in these areas, including urban sociological theories, informal urbanization, the knowledge-city paradigm, and the effect of spiritual tourism; the dynamics of urbanization in developing regions in Africa, managing urbanization through planned short-term annual public expenditure, urbanization and socio-economic growth in South Asia, and urbanization, financial development, and sustainable development in West Africa; the impacts of urbanization on social transformations in Africa, on new job creation in healthcare in India, in Nigeria, and on sustainable mobility in South Asia; and the economic impact of urbanization in relation to the electric power crisis in Ghana, land use conflicts in Istanbul, and foreign direct investment in India, as well as industrial parks as a solution to expanding urbanization in sub-Saharan Africa. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 404
Genre: Political Science, Social Science
Series Title: Advances in Electronic Government, Digital Divide, and Regional Development
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Igi Global
Language: English
Street Date: June 19, 2017
TCIN: 52914536
UPC: 9781522526599
Item Number (DPCI): 248-49-1718
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