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Lecture 19 Urbanization and Urban planning.ppt

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Lecture-19: Urbanization and Urban Planning Course Instructor: Md Asif Rahman (ASR) Lecturer, Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (MNS) University Building 2 (15 th Floor) E-mail: [email protected]
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Urbanization Urbanization refers to a process in which an increasing proportion of an entire population lives in cities and the suburbs of cities. Historically, it has been closely connected with industrialization. When more and more inanimate sources of energy were used to enhance human productivity (industrialization), surpluses increased in both agriculture and industry. Larger and larger proportions of a population could live in cities. Economic forces were such that cities became the ideal places to locate factories and their workers. The highest rate of urbanization are occurring today in developing countries. This is due to Rural to urban migration High rates of natural increase of population
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Factors of rural to urban migration Rural areas push factors Poverty
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