Urbanization and Its Impact on Socio-Economic Growth in Developing Regions, 1st Edition

  • Umar Benna
  • Indo Benna
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  • ISBN-10: 1522526609
  • ISBN-13: 9781522526605
  • DDC: 307.760917
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 404 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released November 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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The social and economic systems of any country are influenced by a range of factors. As the global population grows in developing nations, it has become essential to examine the effects of urbanization. This book is a pivotal reference source for the latest research findings on the role of urban growth on the socio-economic infrastructures in developing regions. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as job creation, sustainability, and transportation planning, this publication is an ideal resource for city development planners, decision-makers, researchers, academics, and students interested in emerging perspectives on socio-economic development.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Electronic Government, Digital Divide, and Regional Development (AEGDDRD) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Urban Theories and Their Application in Global Developing Regions.
1: Revisiting Urban Theories: Their Impacts on the Developing World’s Urbanization.
2: Growth of Census Towns in Capital Region of India: Informal Urbanization as a Symptom of Counter-Urbanization?.
3: From Network Builders to Knowledge Clusters: A Value-Based Transborder-Region.
4: The Economic Effects of Spiritual Tourism in India and Pakistan.
Urbanization in Global Developing Regions.
5: Desired and Achieved Urbanisation in Africa: In Search of Appropriate Tooling for a Sustainable Transformation.
6: Managing Urbanisation Through Planned Government Expenditure Evidence from Nigeria.
7: Urbanization and Socio-Economic Growth in South Asia Region.
8: Urbanization, Financial Development, and Sustainable Development in West Africa.
Social Impacts of Urbanization.
9: Social Costs and Benefits of the Transformation of the Traditional Families in an African Urban Society.
10: Urbanization and New Jobs Creation in Healthcare Services in India: Challenges and Opportunities.
11: Socioeconomic Challenges and Opportunities of Urbanization in Nigeria.
12: The Challenge of Achieving Sustainable Mobility in the Cities of South Asia.
Economic Impacts of Urbanization.
13: Urbanization and Electric Power Crisis in Ghana: Trends, Policies, and Socio-Economic Implications.
14: Environmental, Social, and Economic Indicators of Urban Land Use Conflicts: Evidence from Istanbul Metropolitan Area.
15: The Impact of Urbanization Induced Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging India.
16: Industrial Parks as a Solution to Expanding Urbanization: A Case of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.