Perspectives in Urban Geography: Comparative Urbanization City Growth and Change (Volume-3)

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  • Author :C.S. Yadav
  • Year of Publication :1986
  • ISBN: :9788170220701
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XV, 420
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Geography, out of print, Urban Studies

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About the Book :

This is the third set of volumes in the well known series entitled Concept's International Series in Geography. This multi-volume set has a wide coverage under the title Perspectives in Urban Geography. The earlier two sets in the series were : Perspectives in Agricultural Geography and Perspectives in Geomorphology.Traditional studies on aspects of Urban Geography had been concentrating on observational records of developments of towns and cities till the subject came to acquire a behavioural approach recently. What resulted was a new matrix of philosophies, methodologies and their ingenious application to what had been researched through the years. The present set of volumes ventures to make a rigorous survey of the literature on Urban Geography after its reorientation as it were. Comparative Urbanization : City Growth and Change presents theoretical and illustrative papers which provide research encompassing a penetrating and incisive understanding of urbanization in the world. The processes and concomitants of urbanization in the developed countries, the developing countries, and, particularly in India, have been dealt with by eminent specialists in their contributions divided into three parts. What emerges is a comparative picture of urbanization and urbanism of special interest is the section on the Indian situation. Being different from the process of urbanization in the west, the Indian strides have to be looked at within the framework of their special parameters and needs. The papers presented here venture to do this in an excellent manner.

About Author :

C.S. Yadav (b. 1942) received his post-graduate and doctoral degrees from the Delhi School of Economics. He had participated in the UNESCO seminar on The Teaching of Geography in South-East Asia held in December 1974 and has also contributed a paper on "Uneven Development of The World" for a UNESCO publication. He has attended and presented papers in International Conferences. He has been invited to attend an international symposium on urban modeling held in Waterloo University (Canada) in 1982. He had also attended and International Conference on Asian Urbanisation held in Akron University (U.S.A.) in 1985 and presented a paper on "Process of Migration and Urbanisation in India". He is keenly interested in urban problems and is at present engaged in studies on slums and cognitive image of The Delhi City.Currently he is a Reader in Geography at Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi.