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Title Population growth and rapid urbanization in the developing world [electronic resource] / Umar G. Benna and Shaibu Bala Garba, editors
Imprint Hershey, Pennsylvania : IGI Global, [2016]
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (358 p.) : ill
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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Technology and the urban future in developing countries: the case of Africa / Antar A. AbouKorin -- Population growth and urbanization in Africa: implications for the environment / Samuel Adams, Eric Evans Osei Opoku -- Ecological influences on the evolving planning system in Turkey / Ufuk Fatih Kucukali
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"This book emphasizes the trends, challenges, issues, and strategies developing countries evaluate when facing a population upsurge and expeditious development of urban environments, exploring the use of different governance techniques, trending patterns in urbanization and population growth, as well as tools and the appropriate allocation of resources used to address these issues"--Provided by publisher
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Description based on title screen (IGI Global, viewed 06/18/2016)
Subject Urbanization -- Developing countries
Cities and towns -- Developing countries -- Growth
Urban density -- Developing countries
Developing countries -- Population
Digital technology
Effective management
Ethical issues
Hard infrastructure systems
Service provision
Social equity
Soft infrastructure systems
Transportation systems
Alt Author Benna, Umar G., 1942- editor
Garba, Shaibu Bala, 1962- editor
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