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Peri urban livelihoods : opportunities and challenges / Shahab Fazal.

By: Fazal, Shahab.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Concept Publishing Company, 2014Description: xiii, 234 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9788180699733 (hbk.).Subject(s): Land use, Rural -- India -- Aligarh | Dairy farming -- India -- Aligarh | Land reform -- India -- Aligarh | Urbanization (Economic aspects) -- India -- Aligarh | Rural development -- India -- AligarhDDC classification: 333.771309542 FAZ Summary: Sustaining the rural-urban populations in India has become a challenge in rapidly transforming socio-economic environment. The Peri Urban Interface Livelihoods is an introduction to the growing but complex relationship between urban and rural places at the edge of expanding city – the peri urban interface. The book takes rural-urban inter-actions as its focus, rather than considering them as only a part of either urban development or rural development. It examines a range of interactions and its resultant consequences and transformations in social, economic and cultural environment. The highlight of the book is that it uses a wealth of research friendly features including boxes, maps, diagrams, etc. It promotes a clearer understanding of the opportunities as well as the challenges that rural-urban interactions represents in the PUI.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Sustaining the rural-urban populations in India has become a challenge in rapidly transforming socio-economic environment. The Peri Urban Interface Livelihoods is an introduction to the growing but complex relationship between urban and rural places at the edge of expanding city – the peri urban interface. The book takes rural-urban inter-actions as its focus, rather than considering them as only a part of either urban development or rural development. It examines a range of interactions and its resultant consequences and transformations in social, economic and cultural environment. The highlight of the book is that it uses a wealth of research friendly features including boxes, maps, diagrams, etc. It promotes a clearer understanding of the opportunities as well as the challenges that rural-urban interactions represents in the PUI.

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