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- DescriptionThe world's developing countries experience massive increases in their urban populations over the 21st century. This book reviews the demography of the urban transition, stressing the importance of beneficial rural-urban connections and challenging commonly held misconceptions.
- Author BiographyGeorge Martine is lead author of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) report State of World Population 2007: Unleashing the Potential of Urban Growth, and a consultant in Brazil. Gordon McGranahan is the Head of the Human Settlements Group at the IIED. Mark Montgomery is a professor of economics at Stony Brook University, New York, and a senior associate at the Population Council. Rogelio Fern ndez-Castilla is former Director of the Technical Support Division (TSD) of UNFPA.
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication20/08/2008
- GenreSocial Studies: General
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintEarthscan Ltd
- Content Note1, black & white illustrations
- Weight589 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Edited byGeorge Martine,Gordon McGranahan,Mark Montgomery,Rogelio Fernandez-Castilla
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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