Dr. Rhoda concisely presents the wide range of analytical methods available to urban and regional development planners. Focusing on the needs of the practitioner, in each chapter he concentrates on a particular analytical issue, describing several types of relevant analyses and offering guidelines for selecting appropriate techniques to solve speci
Table of Contents
Westview Replica Editions -- Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction and Policy -- Introduction -- Analysis of Urban and Regional Policy -- Urban and Regional Population Characteristics -- Spatial Distribution of Development and Poverty -- Micro Analysis of Beneficiary Groups -- Migration and Urbanization -- Regional Analysis -- Urban and Regional Functions and Interactions -- Central Place Service Centers -- Urban Analysis -- Urban Administration and Delivery of Public Services -- Urban Employment -- Urban Land Use and Transport -- Housing Analysis -- Case Studies -- Panama Case Study -- Costa Rica Case Study -- Comparison of Case Studies
"Dr. Rhoda recieved his doctorate in geography from the University of Iowa. He has had field experience in twenty-eight Third World nations and is currently assigned to the AID mission in the Philippines. "