New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2012
Seller ID: 101509
South Asia is urbanising at a rapid pace and the problems arising due to urbanisation are serious indeed. The mega cities are the engines of economic growth; but at the same time they also lead to inequality poverty and global warming. This book discusses the urban landscape of South Asia with an emphasis on the role of mega cities in furthering socioeconomic development in the region. It analyses the urban growth processes in the region in the context of regional geography population growth economic development and technological environment. Deliberating on the current urbanisation process it... View More...
New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 1995
Seller ID: 112269
This volume is the outcome of the National Symposium on Environmental Ethics organized by the SDF. It contains papers on the ethical values prevalent in different cultures and societies and the potentials of these values to ward off the emerging environmental crisis in the world. All ancient cultures and civilization are founded on creative human-nature relations with a built-in mechanism to correct minor ecological disturbances. Rapid industrialization, urbanization and population growth have given rise to the imbalances which cannot be corrected through self-correcting processes. Unless peop... View More...