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L10%20Third%20world%20cities - Lecture outline GES1310...

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GES1310 Comprehending the City Lecture 10 Urbanisation in the Third World Lecture outline Trend of urbanisation in the Third World Historical perspective Common features of large Third World cities Extended metropolitan regions Reasons for urban growth in the Third World Major issues related to Third World urbanisation “Third World” Began: 1955 Conference of Afro-Asian countries held in Bandung, Indonesia (initial 29) Non-alignment, neither First nor Second World = the third way, alternative development path The South, non-industrialised, underdeveloped, undeveloped, less-developed, mal-developed countries, emerging nations World Bank: income criteria - lower middle and lower income countries (< US$3,000 GNP per capita) “Third World at home” - Chomsky 1950 1980 2000 New York 12.3 Tokyo 16.9 Mexico City 25.6 London 10.4 New York 15.6 Sao Paolo 22.1 Rhine-Ruhr 6.9 Mexico City 14.5 Tokyo 19 Tokyo 6.7 Sao Paolo 12.1 Shanghai 17 Shanghai 5.8 Shanghai 11.7 New York 16.8 Paris 5.5 Buenos Aires 9.9 Calcutta 15.7 Buenos Aires 5.3 Los Angeles 9.5 Bombay 15.4 Chicago 4.9 Calcutta 9 Beijing 14 Moscow 4.8 Beijing 9 Los Angeles 13.9 Calcutta 4.6 Rio de Janeiro 8.8 Jakarta 13.7 Los Angeles 4 Paris 8.5 Delhi 13.2 Osaka 3.8 Osaka 8.3 Buenos Aires 12.9 Milan 3.6 Seoul Lagos 12.9 Bombay 3 Moscow 8.2 Tianjin 12.7 Mexico City 3 Bombay 8.1 Seoul 12.7 Largest Cities in the World, 1950-2000 (population in million) Regional trend in urbanisation
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Regional trend in urbanisation 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 W o r l d 5 46 18 81 1 6 1 5 7 More Developed Regions 22 27 31 37 43 Less Developed Regions 23 32 55 77 112 Europe 12 14 16 17 21 North America 8 11 L a t i n A m e r i c a 5 8 1 92 3 A f r i c a 12691 8 Asia 22 36 49 71 Number of Cities with over 2 mil population, by main regions, 1960-2000 Colonialism and imperialism Colonialism was NOT a uniform process and varied enormously through space and time, and in relation to the cultures involved. Urban impact of mercantile colonialism was very limited.
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