TITLE

OVERURBANIZATION AND UNDERDEVELOPMENT IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: A CROSS-NATIONAL STUDY

AUTHOR(S)
Bradshaw, York W.
PUB. DATE
September 1985
SOURCE
Studies in Comparative International Development;Fall85, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the urban bias and world-system theories of overurbanization and presents a cross-national analysis of various African nations to test these perspectives. Various assessments of overurbanization; Effect of stress on urban development on rural dwellers; Implications of global investment patterns for overurbanization; Impact of overurbanization on overall national economic growth; Consequences of rural-urban disparity.
ACCESSION #
6987535

 

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