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  GEO 481
  
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  A Note on Essays

“In Africa, we exist in an empty space of reason, simply because the educated are psychotic
about the certificates on their walls than the social manifestation of their education.”

 

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GEO 481: ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT II
Lectures

URBANISATION AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Introduction & Definitions
  
Characteristics of Urbanisation in the Developing World
  
Causal Factors of Urbanisation
 
Challenges of Urbanisation
 
Environmental impacts of urbanizations; Implications of urbanization in developed and developing contexts
  
Policy Responses
 
Discussing Urban Poverty and the Environment

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References
(i) Kasarda, John D., and Edward M. Crenshaw (1991), Third World Urbanization: Dimensions, Theories, and Determinants, Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 17, (1991), pp. 467-501.
(ii) Roberts, Brian., and Trevor Kanaley (2006), Urbanization and Sustainability in Asia: Case Studies of Good Practice, Asian Development Bank.
(iii) Satterthwaite, David., The Ten and Half Myths that May Distort the Urban Policies of Government and International Agencies.
(iv) Environment and Urbanization, Journal

AGRICULTURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT
A discourse on different dimensions of agricultural and the environment
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