Urbanization and Regional Sustainability in South Asia
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This book examines urbanization and migration processes in South Asia. By analyzing the socio-economic impacts and infrastructural, environmental and institutional aspects of different conurbations, it highlights conflicts over agricultural land as well as the effects on health, education, poverty and the welfare of children, women and old people. The authors also explore issues of mobility; connectivity and accessibility of public services, and discuss the effective use of new urban-management tools, such as the concept of smart cities and urban spatial monitoring. …mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book examines urbanization and migration processes in South Asia. By analyzing the socio-economic impacts and infrastructural, environmental and institutional aspects of different conurbations, it highlights conflicts over agricultural land as well as the effects on health, education, poverty and the welfare of children, women and old people. The authors also explore issues of mobility; connectivity and accessibility of public services, and discuss the effective use of new urban-management tools, such as the concept of smart cities and urban spatial monitoring.
  • Produktdetails
  • Contemporary South Asian Studies
  • Verlag: Springer / Springer, Berlin
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-3-030-23795-0
  • 1st ed. 2020
  • Seitenzahl: 352
  • Erscheinungstermin: 20. November 2019
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 241mm x 160mm x 24mm
  • Gewicht: 672g
  • ISBN-13: 9783030237950
  • ISBN-10: 3030237958
  • Artikelnr.: 56804344
Autorenporträt
Sumana Bandyopadhyay is a professor at the Department of Geography of the University of Calcutta, India and specializes in regional planning and urban environmental planning. She published books and scientific peer-review articles as well as many interdisciplinarily applied work on environmental, societal and development issues.
Chitta Ranjan Pathak is an Indian city and regional planner as well as research consultant. His achievements include the environment management plan for Digha Coastal Zone, West Bengal, the environmental impact assessment of Haldia Port Town, West Bengal, and the decentralized planning for rural development.
Tomaz Ponce Dentinho is a professor at the University of the Azores, Portugal in the domains of regional, environmental and agricultural economics. Since 2011, he has been the editor on Regional Cooperation of the South Asia Democratic Forum and since 2017 the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Regional Science Policy and Practice.

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