The Extended Metropolis: Settlement Transition Is Asia

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Norton Sydney Ginsburg, Bruce Koppel, T. G. McGee
University of Hawaii Press, 1991 - Social Science - 339 pages
Asian urbanization is entering a new phase that differs significantly from the patterns of city growth experienced in other developing countries and in the developed world. According to a recent hypothesis, zones of intensive economic interaction between rural and urban activities are emerging. The zones appear to be a new form of socioeconomic organization that is neither rural nor urban, but preserves essential ingredients of each.
 

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Contents

The Emergence of Desakota Regions in Asia Expanding a Hypothesis
3
Extended Metropolitan Regions in Asia A New Spatial Paradigm
27
The RuralUrban Dichotomy Reexamined Beyond the Ersatz Debate?
47
The Extended Metropolis in Asia Implications for Urban Management
71
Perspectives from China
87
The Metropolitan Interlocking Region in China A Preliminary Hypothesis
89
Chinas Urbanization in an Asian Context Forces for Metropolitanization
113
Rural Nonagricultural Development in an Extended Metropolitan Region The Case of Southern Jiangsu
137
The Waste Economy and the Dispersed Metropolis in China
177
Urban Growth and Employment in Taiwan
193
Studies of Japan India and Java
215
The Persistence of Agriculture in Urban Japan An Analysis of the Tokyo Metropolitan Area
217
Planning for Environmental Sustainability in the Extended Jakarta Metropolitan Region
239
The Dispersed Metropolis in Asia Attitudes and Trends in Java
275
Extended Metropolitan Areas A Key to Understanding Urban Processes in India
299
Index
327

Regional Variations in Employment and Income in Jiangsu Province
157

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