ERIC Number: ED195606
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
City Limits: Emerging Constraints on Urban Growth. Worldwatch Paper 38.
This report discusses the growth of urbanization throughout the world with focus on the problems faced by poor city dwellers. The first section presents population data that show the great increases in urban populations around the globe during this century. Urban food supplies are discussed in the second section. Energy constraints on city growth are explored in the third section, with a discussion about differences in fuel use by urban and rural areas. The fourth section describes employment opportunities in cities and their influence on migration to urban areas. The final section of the report discusses a variety of strategies for managing urban growth. (MK)
Descriptors: Demography, Employment Opportunities, Energy, Population Trends, Public Administration, Quality of Life, Rural to Urban Migration, Urban Areas, Urban Environment, Urban Planning, Urban Population, Urban Problems, Urbanization
Worldwatch Institute, 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United Nations Fund for Population Activities, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Worldwatch Inst., Washington, DC.