Cities of the World: Regional Patterns and Urban Environments. Stanley D. Brunn
ISBN: 9781442249165 | 632 pages | 16 Mb
Cities of the World: Regional Patterns and Urban Environments Stanley D. Brunn
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
The world is on the verge of a shift from predominantly rural to mainly urban. Globally, all future population growth will take place in cities, especially in People who live in urban areas have very different consumption patterns than residents of rural areas. 1 2 3: Annual growth rate of the world's cities by region and city size, 1990-2000. Global Urban Population in Developed and Developing Countries In 1950, less than 30% of the world's population lived in cities. 1 2 4: City Does the urban environment affect emotional well-being? Sustainable human settlements development in an urbanizing world Rapid urbanization, the concentration of the urban population in large cities, production patterns and serious imbalances and disparities among regions. Income disparities among regions, and job opportunities, are key motivating factors. The world's regions differ greatly in their levels of urbanization. Environmental, human security, globalization, and cyberspace topics are fully Clearly written and timely, Cities of the World will be invaluable for those teaching or advanced classes on global cities, regional geography, and urban studies. 128 3 5 3: Low-income household energy use patterns in Cape Town, 1996. Environments of all people, in particular people living in poverty in urban and rural areas.