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Urbanisation, environmental degradation and quality of life / H.M. Saxena, M.Z.A. Khan.
Contributor(s): Khan, M. Z. A [author.].Material type: BookCopyright date: Jaipur : Rawat Publications, ©2016Description: 174 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9788131608081 (hbk.); 8131608085 (hbk.).Other title: Urbanisation, environmental degradation & quality of life [Cover title].Subject(s): Urban ecology (Sociology) -- India -- Rajasthan | Environmental degradation -- India -- Rajasthan | Quality of life -- India -- Rajasthan | City and town life -- India -- RajasthanDDC classification: 307.7609544 SAX.E
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-170) and index.
Geographical individuality of the region --
Trends of urbanisation in Rajasthan --
Degradation of environment in Rajasthan --
Spatial pattern of pollution in urban areas --
Spatial pattern of quality of life (QOL) in urban centres of Rajasthan --
Problems and planning --
Summary and conclusions.
This book details process of urbanisation and degradation of the environment, andt also deals with the resultant impact on quality of life (QOL). Investigating the dynamic relationship between urbanisation, environmental degradation, and QOL in select cities of Rajasthan with population of one lakh and above, a detailed analysis has been done to discuss: (i) trends of urbanisation, (ii) degradation of environment, (iii) spatial pattern of pollution in urban areas, (iv) spatial pattern of QOL, (v) levels of quality of life, and finally (vi) problems and planning.