Coping with City Growth during the British Industrial Revolu (BOK)

Jeffrey G. Williamson

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Coping with City Growth assesses Britain's handling of city growth during the First Industrial Revolution by combining the tools used by Third World analysts with the archival attention and eclectic style of the economic historian. What emerges is an exciting and provocative accounts that have long occupied problem development economists: urban unemployment, underemployment, and the alleged failure of city labour markets to absorb the flood of rural emigrants; the persistent influx of newcomers, which makes it difficult for municipal planners to improve the quality of social overhead; the crowding of migrants into densely packed urban slums with few, if any, social services; and rising density and city size which augment pollution while lowering the quality of the urban environment.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2002 Forfatter Jeffrey G. Williamson
Forlag
BERTRAMS PRINT ON DEMAND
ISBN 9780521893886
Antall sider 368 Dimensjoner 15,5cm x 22,9cm x 2,2cm
Vekt 566 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd