1st Edition

Urbanization And Development
The Rural-urban Transition In Taiwan

ISBN 9780367212759
Published March 5, 2019 by Routledge
240 Pages

USD $155.00

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Book Description

 The growth and expansion of cities and the transition from a rural to an urban society are among the most critical links between population change and economic development. On the one hand, migration is one of the fundamental demographic processes associated with changes in the population of urban places; the changing distribution of population be

Table of Contents

Brown University Studies in Population and Development -- Brown University Studies in Population and Development -- Foreword -- Preface -- Economic Development and Population Growth -- An Historical Overview of Urban Growth -- The Relationship Between Urbanization and Development -- The Growth of the Taipei Metropolitan Area -- Alternate Responses to a Changing Economy: Migration, Commuting and Rural Industrialization -- The Determinants of Migration to the City -- The Economic Success of Migrants in Taipei -- Living Conditions and Social Life of Migrants in the City -- Implications for Policy and Further Research -- : The 1973 Taiwan Migration Survey

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Liu, Paul K C