Author:Jasmeet Sandhu & Gurpreet Bal (Eds)

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Urban Development And Governance: Issues, Concerns And Challenges

By: Jasmeet Sandhu & Gurpreet Bal (Eds)

Price: $40.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2013

Seller ID: 702016

ISBN: 8131605620

Condition: New


At the onset of the 21st century, 47 per cent of the world’s population was urban: 74 per cent in the more developed regions and 41 per cent in the less developed regions. Further, among the less developed regions, levels of urbanization in Asia and Africa were the lowest, that is, about 37 per cent. According to UN HABITAT, 2006, Asia and Africa will host the largest population in the 21st century and not only cities will continue to be the sites of extreme inequality, it is also feared that Asian cities may not be able to cope with the pace of urbanization. Keeping with the trends in the w... View more info