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  • Urban issues and urbanization characteristics of Asia
  • Delhi ; India ; Residential environment ; Urban construction ; Urban development ; Urban growth ; Urban history ; Urban planning ; Urban structure
  • and high income groups. The housing needs of the poor have been met by rapid growth of slums. The paper recommends revival of metropolitan and regional planning for direction of growth of the conurbation to 2010.
  • The impact of planning on growth and development in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1970-1990
  • Urban issues and urbanization characteristics of Asia
  • Housing ; Riyadh ; Saudi Arabia ; Urban development ; Urban growth ; Urban morphology ; Urban planning ; Urban structure ; Urban transport
  • The influence of local urban containment policies and statewide growth management on the size of United States urban areas
  • City size ; Impact ; Regression analysis ; United States of America ; Urban administration ; Urban area ; Urban growth ; Urban policy
  • China's urban transition
  • China ; Economic reform ; Foreign investment ; Migration ; Urban geography ; Urban growth ; Urban population ; Urbanization
  • Rates or urbanization in China are increasing through heavy migration from rural areas. Four large metropolitan regions near the coast have emerged. - (DWG)
  • A framework for speculating about future urban growth patterns in the US
  • Industrial employment ; Residential choice ; Residential location ; Second order urban centre ; Suburbanization ; United States ; Urban area ; Urban development ; Urban growth
  • Urban patterns are seen as being shaped by certain entities, called locators, making location choices. The A. gives special attention to the issue of the relative accessibility of alternative places. Although the major focus is on city versus suburb
  • A model of urban growth with endogeneous suburban production centers
  • Industrial development ; Land ; Land rent ; Model ; Second order urban centre ; Suburbanization ; Transport cost ; Urban area ; Urban development ; Urban growth ; Urban model
  • Urban growth management in Christchurch
  • Environmental management ; New Zealand ; Urban administration ; Urban development ; Urban growth ; Urban policy ; Urban structure
  • Mexico ; Suburbanization ; Urban geography ; Urban growth ; Urban morphology
  • Growth and internal spatial dynamics of this state capital and manufacturing center. Suburban expansion and ribbon development since World War II have morphologically transformed Chihuahua. - (DWG)
  • Urban growth and its impact on Nigeria's agricultural manpower
  • The effect of urban pull on a declining agricultural man-power is studied in detail in three villages in Western Nigeria. If the trend is to be altered rural industries and socio-economic infrastructures must be improved. (EMS).
  • Simulating the urban growth dimensions and scenario prediction through sleuth model : a case study of Rasht County, Guilan, Iran
  • Forecast ; Gilan ; Growth model ; Iran ; Model ; Simulation ; Urban dynamics ; Urban growth ; Urban sprawl ; Urbanization
  • In this study, the SLEUTH UGM has been calibrated through a sequential multistage automated method to derive the pattern of urban growth in Rasht County from 1975 up to year 2011. According to the results, successive improvement of the model
  • parameters during the calibration mode indicates applicability of the model for forecasting of future urban growth mechanism until the year 2050. Accordingly, two growth scenarios were developed mainly with the aim of investigating the coefficients’ role
  • in controlling the nature of urban dynamics. Comparison between two forecasted scenarios indicates insignificant difference in total amount of the urban area, which denotes there is a threshold to urbanization and the current trend of urban growth could
  • Directionally biased metropolitan growth : a model and a case study
  • Expansion method ; Mathematics ; Ohio ; Regression analysis ; United States ; Urban development ; Urban growth ; Urban region
  • Growth and occupational structures of million cities in India
  • City size ; India ; Large town ; Urban growth ; Urban population ; Urbanization
  • Patterns of dynamic urban population growth in Russia, 1989-1996 : a research report
  • City size ; Growth pole ; Population growth ; Russia ; Town ; Urban function ; Urban population
  • Metaphors, growth coalition discourses and Black poverty neighborhoods in a U.S. city
  • Blacks ; Indiana ; Local development ; Poverty ; United States of America ; Urban district ; Urban growth ; Urban policy
  • The A. focuses on certain powerful metaphors embedded in the discourse of urban life in the United States. The influence of such metaphors is examined in the city of Indianapolis. The A. looks at how the metaphors come to affect an impoverished
  • and isolated subgroup of inner city black poor. They are political instruments in the struggle to define and control local growth.
  • Land conversion and urban growth: Canada 1966-1971
  • Unlike traditional studies of urban growth involving the use of demographic and economic variables, this study attempts to measure the growth of cities in terms of land use consumption. The paper extends previous research into the relationship
  • between urban physical structure and population size through an empirical analysis of the variation in the quantity and intensity of land consumed with respect to population change. The data for the analysis were collected from seventeen Canadian cities
  • Uncontrolled growth : rururban sprawl in Antigua
  • An examination of the economic growth in Antigua in the last decade, showing the extent of urban sprawl (or rururban sprawl) in Antigua. No close monitoring of changing land-use patterns exists and organization for the planning and zoning of land
  • An economic policy hypothesis of metropolitan growth cycles : a reflection on the recent rejuvenation of Tokyo
  • A new hypothesis for the cyclical movements of urban growth based on the analysis of Tokyo's recent rejuvenation and Japanese government's economic policies of the 1980's. - (SGA)
  • Breda, groeistad. (Breda, the growth of a town)
  • Three interesting articles concerning the concept growth town (Governmental Report on Urbanization) as illustrated in the case of Breda. These articles report on issues as town conservation and renovation, extension planning and problems concerning
  • The creative industries and urban economic growth in the UK
  • Creative class ; Creative industry ; Economic growth ; Economic sector ; Employment ; Industry ; Manpower ; Professional qualification ; United Kingdom ; Urban economy ; Wage
  • . However, when only urban areas are considered the creative industries drive wage growth but do not increase employment. These findings are consistent with the idea that the creative industries help other sectors grow, but may squeeze out declining
  • This paper tests the link between the creative industries and wage and employment growth in a panel of travel-to-work areas from 2003 to 2008. The results suggest the creative industries drive both wage and employment growth in other sectors
  • industries from urban areas.
  • Metropolitan political reorganization as a politics of urban growth : the case of San Fernando Valley secession
  • California ; Conflict ; Local government ; Local policy ; Los Angeles ; Power ; Separatism ; United States of America ; Urban growth ; Urban policy
  • The A. argues that the politics of municipal reorganization must be seen in a broader context than just the formal powers and responsibilities of the local state. It is embedded in a wider politics of urban growth. To bring out the relationship
  • between reorganization and growth politics, the paper analyzes the case of a secession movement in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley. The A. shows that, among other goals, secessionists are trying to restructure the local state so that they can now more
  • effectively pursue their agenda with respect to local growth.