eBook Global Urban Growth: A Reference Handbook, 1st Edition

  • Donald C. Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 1598844423
  • ISBN-13: 9781598844429
  • DDC: 307.760917
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 311 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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This book examines the rapid expansion of urban areas worldwide, especially within the previous 50 years, identifying the factors that have contributed to this phenomenon and exploring its many consequences.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Selected Titles in ABC-CLIO’s Contemporary World Issues Series.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Global Urban Growth.
2: Urban Growth Pressures and Sprawl in the United States.
3: Urban Growth around the World.
4: Chronology.
5: Biographical Sketches.
6: Data and Documents.
7: Directory of Organizations.
8: Resources.
About the Author.