Urbanization and Regional Sustainability in South Asia (Innbundet)

Socio-economic Drivers, Environmental Pressures and Policy Responses

Serie: Contemporary South Asian Studies 

Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2019
Antall sider: 332
Forlag: Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9783030237950
Kategori: Naturvitenskap , Ordbøker og oppslagsverk og Sosiologi
Omtale Urbanization and Regional Sustainability in South Asia
This book examines urbanization and migration processes in South Asia. By analyzing the socio-economic impacts and infrastructural, environmental and institutional aspects of different conurbations, it highlights conflicts over agricultural land as well as the effects on health, education, poverty and the welfare of children, women and old people. The authors also explore issues of mobility; connectivity and accessibility of public services, and discuss the effective use of new urban-management tools, such as the concept of smart cities and urban spatial monitoring.

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