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Cost of industrial urbanisation and city life in developing countries(with reference to India).

Kumar B. Das

Cost of industrial urbanisation and city life in developing countries(with reference to India).

by Kumar B. Das

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Published by Department of Economics. Free University in Amsterdam .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Paper read at thew Fifth Advanced Summer Institute in Regional Science, August 1980.

ContributionsAdvanced Summer Institute in Regional Science, (5th : 1980)
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Open LibraryOL13962665M

leading to higher rates of fertility and life preservation; and rapid rural-urban migration Most developing countries have noticed a transformation in their societies from rural to urban over the last two to three decades. The larger cities in developing countries have been growing very rapidly, often doubling in size every fifteen years. Sociologists studying urbanization trends note three distinct historical stages in the development of cities: preindustrial, industrial, and metropolitan‐megalopolitan stages. Preindustrial cities For the vast majority of human history, as far as anyone knows, people roamed about in search of sustenance.

Urbanization commonly occurred in developing countries because government has keenness to accomplish a developed city status. As a result, almost all area in the city has been developed and in the worst case scenario, even the green areas are also turned into industrial or business area. Urban planning: challenges in developing countries 2 We’re just passing one of the great milestones in human history. It is fundamental, in the sense that the Industrial Revolution in Britain was fundamental. For the first time in history, a majority of the world's six billion people are living in cities. Between.

Urban life is characterised by stress which may even strain family relations. In cities employment of women is almost inevitable to meet the increasing cost of living. Changing role of women in the family creates stress in the family which may result in divorce or strained relations. Thus urbanisation has its own merits and de-merits. Most of the developing countries of the world are exporters of primary products. These products contribute 60 to 70 per cent of their total export earning. Thus, the capacity to import capital goods and machinery for industrial development depends crucially on the export earning of the agriculture sector.


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