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Employment and mobility in inner urban areas

Ian Cullen

Employment and mobility in inner urban areas

an interpretive study: summary report

by Ian Cullen

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Published by Bartlett School of Architecture and Planning in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Summary report to the Social Science Research Council of Project HR5884.

Statement[by] Ian Cullen, Sandy Hammond, Erica Haimes.
ContributionsHammond, Sandy., Haimes, Erica., Bartlett School of Architectureand Planning.
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Open LibraryOL13762727M

  The book's detailed examination of the dynamics of the informal economy makes a substantial contribution to the literature on development economics in urban areas. Tamaki ENDO is an Associate Professor and teaches economics and area studies at the Faculty of Economics, Saitama University in Japan. publication year: , ISBN: • Urban smart growth well-defined not so much with rural • Many different development types and pressures vs. urban areas and politics • Some urban smart growth tools (e.g., high-density mixed use, transit-oriented development) may not be appropriate • Fewer financial, technical, staff resources in rural areasFile Size: 1MB.

  Soldier in the Secret War recalls experience 45 years after resettling in U.S. Tou Long Yang served in the Laotian Civil War and then migrated to America to make $7 an : Agnes Constante.   On top of this, women’s mobility is constrained by male-biased transport planning which prioritises travel from peri-urban areas to city centres during ‘peak hours’, and ignores women’s dominance in non-peak ‘trip chaining’ (multi-purpose, multi-stop excursions which relate to domestic labour, carework, and informal, part-time.

Suburbanization is a population shift from central urban areas into suburbs, resulting in the formation of (sub)urban a consequence of the movement of households and businesses out of the city centers, low-density, peripheral urban areas grow. (Sub-urbanization is inversely related to urbanization, which denotes a population shift from rural areas into urban centres.). Sustainable transport refers to the broad subject of transport that is sustainable in the senses of social, environmental and climate impacts. Components for evaluating sustainability include the particular vehicles used for road, water or air transport; the source of energy; and the infrastructure used to accommodate the transport (roads, railways, airways, waterways, canals and terminals).


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