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Cities transformed : demographic change and its implications in the developing world / edited by Mark R. Montgomery ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Montgomery, Mark R [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Earthscan, 2003Description: xvii, 529 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781844070916 (hbk.).Subject(s): Population | Cities and towns -- Developing countries -- Growth | Urbanization | City dwellers -- Developing countriesDDC classification: 307.76091724 CIT Online resources: Table of content
Contents:
Executive Summary * Introduction * Why Location Matters * Urban Population Change: A Sketch * Urban Population Dynamics: Models, Measures, and Forecasts * Diversity and Inequality * Fertility and Reproductive Health * Mortality and Morbidity: Is City Life Good for Your Health * The Urban Economy Transformed * The Challenge of Urban Governance * Looking Ahead * References * Appendices: (A) Concepts and Definitions of Metropolitan regions * (B) Mathematical Derivations * (C) Linking DHS Surveys to United Nations City Data * (D) United Nations Estimates and Projections * (E) Measuring Relative Poverty with DHS Data * (F) Recommendations for the Demographic and Health Surveys * Bibliographical Sketches of Panel Members and Staff * Index
Summary: Most low-income countries will become more urban than rural. Understanding demographic trends in the cities of the developing world is critical to those countries - their societies, economies, and environments. This book focuses on population dynamics, social and economic differentiation, and fertility and reproductive health.
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307.76091724 CIT 005489 (Browse shelf) Available 005489

"For the Panel on Urban Population Dynamics, National Research Council"--t.p.

Includes Bibliography and index.

Executive Summary * Introduction * Why Location Matters * Urban Population Change: A Sketch * Urban Population Dynamics: Models, Measures, and Forecasts * Diversity and Inequality * Fertility and Reproductive Health * Mortality and Morbidity: Is City Life Good for Your Health * The Urban Economy Transformed * The Challenge of Urban Governance * Looking Ahead * References * Appendices: (A) Concepts and Definitions of Metropolitan regions * (B) Mathematical Derivations * (C) Linking DHS Surveys to United Nations City Data * (D) United Nations Estimates and Projections * (E) Measuring Relative Poverty with DHS Data * (F) Recommendations for the Demographic and Health Surveys * Bibliographical Sketches of Panel Members and Staff * Index

Most low-income countries will become more urban than rural. Understanding demographic trends in the cities of the developing world is critical to those countries - their societies, economies, and environments. This book focuses on population dynamics, social and economic differentiation, and fertility and reproductive health.

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