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Title New forms of urbanization : beyond the urban-rural dichotomy / edited by Tony Champion and Graeme Hugo
Published Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2003]


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Description xxiv, 420 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Pt. I. Introduction -- 1. Introduction: Moving Beyond the Urban-Rural Dichotomy / Tony Champion and Graeme Hugo -- 2. Lest We Re-invent the Wheel: Lessons from Previous Experience / Tony Champion -- 3. World Urbanization: Trends and Prospects / Hania Zlotnik -- Pt. II. Regional Perspectives on Settlement Change -- 4. The Fading of City-Suburb and Metro-Nonmetro Distinctions in the United States / William H. Frey -- 5. Population Dynamics and Urbanization in Latin America: Concepts and Data Limitations / Alfredo E. Lattes, Jorge Rodriguez and Miguel Villa -- 6. Urbanization Trends in Asia: The Conceptual and Definitional Challenges / Gavin W. Jones -- 7. Analyzing Urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa / Philippe Bocquier -- Pt. III. Case Studies -- 8. The Transformation of the Urban System in Mexico / Gustavo Garza -- 9. Urban Development and Population Redistribution in Delhi: Implications for Categorizing Population / Veronique Dupont -- 10. Urbanization and Metropolitanization in Brazil: Trends and Methodological Challenges / Jose Marcos Pinto da Cunha -- 11. Changing Urbanization Processes and In Situ Rural-Urban Transformation: Reflections on China's Settlement Definitions / Yu Zhu -- Pt. IV. Conceptualizing Settlement Systems -- 12. An Evolutionary Approach to Settlement Systems / Denise Pumain -- 13. The Conceptualization and Analysis of Urban Systems: A North American Perspective / Larry S. Bourne and Jim Simmons -- 14. The Nature of Rurality in Postindustrial Society / David L. Brown and John B. Cromartie -- 15. Rethinking 'Rurality' / Keith Halfacree -- Pt. V. Moving from the Conceptual to the Operational -- 16. Multiple Dimensions of Settlement Systems: Coping with Complexity / Mike Coombes -- 17. Using Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems to Identify the Underlying Properties of Urban Environments / John R. Weeks -- 18. Reflections on the Review of Metropolitan Area Standards in the United States, 1990-2000 / James D. Fitzsimmons and Michael R. Ratcliffe -- Pt. VI. The Way Forward -- 19. Conclusions and Recommendations / Graeme Hugo and Tony Champion
Summary "This book brings together a leading team of social scientists to present the latest information on urbanization around the world, highlighting examples of development patterns that are not adequately captured by the UN's type of reporting systems and drawing attention to other ways of representing current trends."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Revised papers commissioned for and discussed at meetings of the Working Group on Urbanization of the IUSSP (International Union for the Scientific Study of Population) held in Bellagio, Italy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [385]-411) and index
Subject Population.
Urbanization -- Case studies -- Congresses.
Urbanization -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Rural-urban migration -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Cities and towns -- Growth -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Human settlements -- Statistics -- Congresses.
Urbanization -- Statistics -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Case studies.
Author Hugo, Graeme.
Champion, A. G. (Anthony Gerard)
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population. Working group on Urbanization
LC no. 2003056294
ISBN 0754635880 alkaline paper
Other Titles Beyond the urban-rural dichotomy