Nova Publishers
My Account Nova Publishers Shopping Cart
HomeBooksSeriesJournalsReference CollectionseBooksInformationSalesImprintsFor Authors
  Top » Catalog » Books » Social Issues » My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
What's New? more
Famous Discoverers and Explorers of America
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
01.Possible Selves: Theory, Research and Applications
02.Communicating Prejudice: An Appreciative Inquiry Approach
03.Economic Freedom: Causes and Consequences
04.Handbook of Organizational Citizenship Behavior: A Review of ‘Good Solder’ Activity in Organizations
05.Biosocial Criminology: Challenging Environmentalism’s Supremacy
06.Personality Down Under: Perspectives from Australia
07.Engineering Perspectives of Human Society: Application of Control Theory, Game Theory, and Information Theory to Social Phenomena
08.Civic Engagement and Service Learning in a Metropolitan University: Multiple Approaches and Perspectives
09.The Phoenix of Natural Disasters: Community Resilience
10.Urban Sustainability and Governance: New Challenges in Nordic-Baltic Housing Policies
Notifications more
NotificationsNotify me of updates to Focus on Urbanization Trends
Tell A Friend
Tell someone you know about this product.
Focus on Urbanization Trends
Retail Price: $195.00
10% Online Discount
You Pay:

Editors: Laura M. De Smet
Book Description:
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. As the 21st century heats up the rate, pace and complications posed by urbanization continue unabated. This new book presents the latest research in the field.

Table of Contents:

Expert Commentary

An Analysis and System Construction on the Land Use of City Wetland Park;pp. 3-13
(A-pei Zhao, Dong-qian Xue, College of Tourism and Environment, Shaanxi Normal Univ., Xi'an, China)

Short Communications

Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics on the Prediction of Urban Thermal Environment and Urban Safety;pp. 17-34
(Hong Huang, Ryozo Ooka, Shinsuke Kato, Institute of Industrial Science, The Univ. of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)

Urbanization: 21st Century Issues and Challenges in the North West Province, South Africa;pp. 35-44
(JM van Rooyen, School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North-West Univ., Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom, South Africa)

Research and Review Studies

Urbanization and the Increasing Risk from Mosquito-borne Diseases: Linking Human Well-Being with Ecosystem Health;pp. 47-82
(Paul T. Leisnham, Behavior, Ecology, Evolution,and Systematics Section, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Illinois State Univ., Normal, IL, David P. Slaney, Institute of Environmental Science & Research Ltd, Porirua, New Zealand)

Urbanization, Economic Development and Income Inequality: A Demographic Perspective;pp. 83-104
(Yasuhiro Sato, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya Univ., Nagoya, Japan, Kazuhiro Yamamoto, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University, Japan)

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Urbanization in the Health District of Ferrara, Italy, in 1964-1998;pp. 105-122
(Vittorio Govoni, Enrico Granieri,Ilaria Casetta, Neurologic Clinic of the Univ. of Ferrara, Elisa Fallica, Neurology Unit of the Univ. Hospital of Ferrara, Italy)

China's Urbanization: New Trends and Challenges of Conceptualization;pp. 123-142
(Li Zhang, Dept. of Geography and Resource Management, The Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, New Territory, Hong Kong)

Biodiversity and Ecology of Hydrobionts in the Natural and Anthropogenic Landscapes;pp. 143-159
(I.M. Khokhutkin, L.A. Kovalchuk, L.V. Chernaya, Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology, Ural Division of Russian Academy of Sciences)

Sustainable Rates of Groundwater Extraction in an Urbanized Plain, Central Japan;pp. 161-176
(Adrian, H. Gallardo, Atsunao Marui, AIST, Geological Survey of Japan, Japan, Shinji Takeda,Fumio Okuda, Hytec Co. Yodogawa-ku, Miyahara, Osaka, Japan)

Spatial Effects of the Interaction between Environment and Urban Area and Approaches to Coordination in Xi'an;pp. 177-190
(Dongqian Xue, College of Tourism and Environment, Shaanxi Normal Univ., Xi'an, China)

Measuring Urbanization in Low Income Countries for Public Health Interventions;pp. 191-207
(Andrew J. Tatem, Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Dept. of Zoology, Univ. of Oxford, Oxford, UK, Malaria Public Health & Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI/Wellcome Trust Research Laboratories, Nairobi, Kenya)


   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008 - 3rd Quarter
   Pages: 7 x 10, 224 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60456-109-8
   Status: AV
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
Customers who bought this product also purchased
Cell Growth Processes: New Research
Cell Growth Processes: New Research
Fertilizers: Properties, Applications and Effects
Fertilizers: Properties, Applications and Effects
Virtual Goods: Technology, Economy, and Legal Aspects
Virtual Goods: Technology, Economy, and Legal Aspects
Food Safety and Nutrition
Food Safety and Nutrition
Pesticide Research Trends
Pesticide Research Trends
Desalination Research Progress
Desalination Research Progress
Special Focus Titles
01.Peter Singer’s Ethics: A Critical Appraisal
02.Sexism: Past, Present and Future Perspectives
03.Body and Politics: Elite Disability Sport in China
04.Childhood and Adolescence: Tribute to Emanuel Chigier, 1928-2017
05.Renal Replacement Therapy: Controversies and Future Trends
06.Food-Drug Interactions: Pharmacokinetics, Prevention and Potential Side Effects
07.Terrorism and Violence in Islamic History and Theological Responses to the Arguments of Terrorists
08.International Event Management: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice
09.The Sino-Indian Border War and the Foreign Policies of China and India (1950-1965)
10.Tsunamis: Detection, Risk Assessment and Crisis Management
11.Sediment Watch: Monitoring, Ecological Risk Assessment and Environmental Management
12.Self-Regulated Learners: Strategies, Performance, and Individual Differences

Nova Science Publishers
© Copyright 2004 - 2018

Focus on Urbanization Trends