A global perspective of land use planning

N. N. Patricios

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An introduction which highlights the similarities and differences to be found amongst land use planning systems around the world. By continent: Asia is noted for decentralization and hierarchical plans; Africa for a high rate of urbanization; Europe for the loss of agricultural land, urban sprawl, and the renewal of inner cities; North America for suburbanization; and South America for high rates of population growth and migration to urban areas leading to homelessness. -A.Gilg

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-12
Number of pages10
JournalUnknown Journal
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)


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