Cities Transformed: Demographic Change and Its Implications in the Developing World
Mark R. Montgomery, Richard Stren, Barney Cohen, and Holly E. Reed, Editors; Panel on Urban Population Dynamics; Committee on Population; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Research Council
2003 | ISBN: 0309088623 | 552 pages | PDF | 16,5 MB
Virtually all of the growth in the world’s population for the foreseeable future will take place in the cities and towns of the developing world. Over the next twenty years, most developing countries will for the first time become more urban than rural. The benefits from urbanization cannot be overlooked, but the speed and sheer scale of this transformation present many challenges.