3 edition of Urban government and development in Asia found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Jürgen Rüland (ed.).|
|Series||Materialien zu Entwicklung und Politik ;, 33|
|Contributions||Rüland, Jürgen, 1953-|
|LC Classifications||JS6950 .U73 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 270 p. :|
|Number of Pages||270|
|LC Control Number||90132527|
“The urban population in the Asian and Pacific region between and is expected to rise from million to billion. This means an additional billion people will be living in the urban centers of Asia. Cities already feel this increase tangibly, as they strain to . AN INTRODUCTION TO URBAN GOVERNANCE PART – A: GENERAL BACKGROUND INTRODUCTION The world is witnessing increasing urbanisation and there is growing importance of cities in national economy and development. With urbanisation, conventional methods of governing the city with top down approaches have proved to be restrictive and inadequate.
those serving in the courts, urban development, and other services. At the centre, the government becomes more complex with various executive, legislature, judicial service units, public enterprises, security agencies, universities, development committees and commissions, among others. As result of this investment there is a system of government. The Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary, was the venue for the launch on 16 June of the just-published UNU World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) book Urbanization and Development in Asia: Multidimensional Perspectives, which was edited by Jo Beall, Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis and Ravi Kanbur, and published by Oxford University Press India.
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In addition to the empirical results, the methodological approaches employed and discussed in this book showcase the potential of geospatial analysis, e.g. land-change modeling for improving our understanding of the trends and patterns of urban growth in Asia and Africa.
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The Second Half Of The Twentieth Century Has Witnessed A Marked Shift Of Population From Rural To Urban Areas. This Accelerated Rate In The Growth Of Urban Population Is A Necessary Consequence Of Modernization And Industrialization To Which We Are Committed.
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Rapidly Urbanizing East Asia Pacific. Cities across East Asia and the Pacific are not delivering infrastructure, jobs, and services at a pace as rapid as urban development, leading to widening inequalities which may hamper economic growth and lead to social divisions, says a new World Bank report called Expanding Opportunities for the Urban Poor.; East Asia and the Pacific is the world’s.
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