1st Edition

Urbanization In The Commonwealth Caribbean

ISBN 9780367215743
Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge
158 Pages

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Book Description

Focusing on Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, and Guyana, Professor Hope examines the determinants and socioeconomic consequences associated with urban population growth. He documents demographic trends in the region, examines government policies that inadvertently encourage urbanization, and discusses the effects of too-rapid growth on urban

Table of Contents

Westview Special Studies -- Preface -- Urbanization and Economic Development in the Third World: An Overview -- Urban Population Growth and Urbanization in the Caribbean -- Unemployment, Labour Force Participation, and Urbanization in the Caribbean -- Toward Policies for Managing Rapid Urbanization in the Caribbean -- Summary and Conclusions

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Hope, Kempe R