This book presents conclusions from the first phase of a collaborative research programme on the potential role of small and intermediate urban centres in the development process. It draws on discussions and work undertaken with the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements in Nairobi, Kenya.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- Why Small and Intermediate Urban Centres? -- The Development of the Upper Valley of the Rio Negro and its Periphery Within the Comahue Region, Argentina -- The Gezira Region, The Sudan -- Bangalore, Mandya and Mysore Districts, Karnataka State, South India -- Rae Bareli, Sultanpur and Pratapgarh Districts, Uttar Pradesh State, North India -- South-West Nigeria -- A Survey of Empirical Material on the Factors Affecting the Development of Small and Intermediate Urban Centres -- Government Policies and Small and Intermediate Urban Centres -- Some Tentative Conclusions -- The Annotated Bibliographies
Jorge E. Hardoy, David Satterthwaite