The Socio-Economic Impact of Urbanization
AbstractThe process of urbanization represents the increase in the proportion of people living in towns and cities as a result of people movement from rural areas to urban areas. Urbanization is widely accepted as a process with several consequences, such as social, economic or environmental and it usually occurs in developing countries. This complex process knows a strong global dimension that overcomes the spatial barriers, acting as real centers of progress with a significant impact on natural resources and on life quality.
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Volume (Year): 2 (2012)
Issue (Month): Special 1 (May)
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Urbanization; impact; urban areas; sustainable development;
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