Urban Development Challenges, Risks and Resilience in Asian Mega Cities

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ISBN: 978-4-431-55042-6 (Print) 978-4-431-55043-3 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Pages 1-28

    Megacities: The Asian Era

  3. Indian Experiences

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      Pages 29-29

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      Pages 31-47

      Urbanization Trends of Indian Metropolises: A Case of Delhi with Specific Reference to the Urban Poor

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      Pages 49-60

      Is It Sprawling Yet? A Density-Based Exploration of Sprawl in the Urban Agglomeration Region Around the Mega City of Delhi

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      Pages 61-81

      The Changing Urban Landscape and Its Impact on Local Environment in an Indian Megacity: The Case of Delhi

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      Pages 83-97

      Spatial Correlations of Changing Land Use, Surface Temperature (UHI) and NDVI in Delhi Using Landsat Satellite Images

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      Pages 99-118

      Role of Local Level Relative Humidity on the Development of Urban Heat Island Across the Delhi Metropolitan Region

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      Pages 119-139

      Urban Political Ecology in Megacities: The Case of Delhi’s Waste Water

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      Pages 141-155

      Nutritional Status of Men and Women in Mumbai: Is There Any Imbalance Across Slums and Non-slums?

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      Pages 157-173

      Spatial Dynamics of Population in Kolkata Urban Agglomeration

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      Pages 175-194

      Local Action Planning for Pro-Poor Urban Governance in the Southern Megacity of Chennai, India

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      Pages 195-203

      Housing in Hyderabad: Perception of Inclusivity

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      Pages 205-223

      Street Food Vendors and the Dynamics of Public Space in the Emerging Mega City of Hyderabad

  4. Chinese Experiences

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 225-225

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      Pages 227-249

      Evolution of Population Structure and Spatial Distribution in Shanghai Since 2000

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      Pages 251-271

      Characteristics of Urban Expansion in the Yangtze River Delta in a High Economics Growth Period: A Comparison Between Wuxi and Kunshan in Metropolitan Fringe of Shanghai

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      Pages 273-300

      Urban Restructuring of Beijing City Through Residential Development After the Reform and Open Policy

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      Pages 301-322

      Urban Growth in a Rapidly Urbanized Mega City: Wuhan

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      Pages 323-347

      Kunming: A Regional International Mega City in Southwest China

  5. Japanese Experiences

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 349-349

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      Pages 351-366

      Changes in the Spatial Patterns of Occupational Structure in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area After the Bubble Economy

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      Pages 367-391

      Characteristics of the Community Activities in Narita New Town in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area

  6. Other Asian Mega Cities Experiences

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 393-393

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      Pages 395-407

      Singapore’s Global City Challenges: National Identity, Cosmopolitan Aspirations, Migrant Requirements

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