ERIC Number: ED079463
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Urbanization in Thailand. An International Urbanization Survey Report to the Ford Foundation.
The primary intentions of this report are to describe urbanization in Thailand to the extent that available information permits, to relate it to development and development planning, and to identify gaps in current knowledge that are likely to become significant in the formulation of future policies and programs. The first section, "Urbanization and the Nation," discusses "The Dominance of Bangkok,""Population Growth and Movement,""Settlement Patterns,""Regional Economics,""Employment," and a discussion of the various geographic regions of Thailand. The second section discusses, "The Governance of Bangkok;""Metropolitan Land Use and Development; Traffic and Public Transportation; Aesthetics, Recreation and Space; Crime and Violence; Housing; Air and Water Quality; Education; Unemployment; Public Finance; Trends; The Town and Country; Planning Act 251; and the Revised Metropolitan Development Plan. The third section presents a synthesis. At the end of this report is a postscript and bibliography. [For related documents in this series, see UD 013 731-UD 013 743 for surveys of specific countries. For special studies analyzing urbanization in the Third World, see UD 013 745-UD 013 748.] (Author/SB)
Descriptors: Crime, Demography, Developing Nations, Education, Employment, Housing, Land Settlement, Living Standards, National Programs, Population Distribution, Population Growth, Rural Urban Differences, Traffic Control, Unemployment, Urban Areas, Urban Improvement, Urban Renewal, Urbanization, Violence
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ford Foundation, New York, NY. International Urbanization Survey.
Identifiers - Location: Thailand