GeoJournal Library

The Asian City: Processes of Development, Characteristics and Planning

Editors: Dutt, A.K., Costa, F.J., Aggarwal, S., Noble, A.G. (Eds.)

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In The Asian City the Asian urbanisation processes, nature and characteristics of the 1990s have been analyzed by countries, by comparing different countries and in an international context. The authors are urban specialists from four continents.
This volume has been divided into six parts: Part I Urbanisation in an international context; Part II Comparative urban setting; Part III Urbanisation characteristics by country; Part IV Urban planning; Part V The urban poor, and Part VI Perspectives on urbanization.
This work allows the reader to understand Asian urban forms, their evolution, the nature of urbanisation, its impact on economic growth in cities, the living and working conditions of the poor, and urban planning and problems.

Table of contents (24 chapters)

  • An Introduction to the Asian City

    Dutt, Ashok K. (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Asian Urban Growth Since 1950: Demographic Components, Including Transnational Redistribution

    Berry, Brian J. L. (et al.)

    Pages 13-24

  • City Forms of China and India in Global Perspective

    Dutt, Ashok K. (et al.)

    Pages 25-52

  • The Distribution of City Sizes in Asian Countries

    Karan, P. P.

    Pages 53-70

  • The Concept of Sacred Cities in Asia with Special Reference to India

    Bhardwaj, Surinder M.

    Pages 71-80

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eBook $259.00
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $329.00
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  • ISBN 978-94-010-4435-6
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Asian City: Processes of Development, Characteristics and Planning
Editors
  • Ashok K. Dutt
  • F.J. Costa
  • Surinder Aggarwal
  • A.G. Noble
Series Title
GeoJournal Library
Series Volume
30
Copyright
1994
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-011-1002-0
DOI
10.1007/978-94-011-1002-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-3135-3
Softcover ISBN
978-94-010-4435-6
Series ISSN
0924-5499
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 392
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