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Urbanization in Australia
The Post-War Experience

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I. H. Burnley, F. J. B. Stilwell, C. Y. Choi, I. H. Burnley, D. T. Rowland, G. J. Hugo, R. J. Stimson, H. Ware, P. Harrison, E. Vanndermark
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  • Date Published: January 1978
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521098274

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  • This book, originally published in 1974, contains a collection of essays on demographic, economic and social aspects of the urbanization in Australia between 1947 and 1971 and the role of planning in urban development. Its purpose was to bring together in an integrated form research which was being undertaken on urbanization in Australia. The subject has not been treated in a single volume before. With eight-five per cent of its population in urban centres and a rapid rate of post-war growth, Australia ranked as one of the most urbanized countries on earth. Since 1947 the country had experienced an unprecedented expansion of mineral exploitation, manufacturing and tertiary industry with associated metropolitan expansion. It is the social parameters and aspects of this growth, and some of the potential implications for Australian society, that provide the main theme of this volume.

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    • Date Published: January 1978
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521098274
    • length: 262 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.39kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. The Growth of Cities:
    1. The urbanization of the Australian population 1947–1971 I. H. Burnley
    2. Economic factors and the growth of cities F. J. B. Stilwell
    3. Population components in the growth of cities C. Y. Choi and I. H. Burnley
    4. Patterns of urbanization in Victoria D. T. Rowland
    5. Internal migration and urbanization in South Australia G. J. Hugo
    6. International migration and metropolitan growth in Australia I. H. Burnley
    7. Future population patterns of Australian cities C. Y. Choi and I. H. Burnley
    Part II. The Impact and Consequences of Urbanization: Urban Residential and Social Structure:
    8. Urbanization and social segregation I. H. Burnley
    9. The social structure of large cities R. J. Stimson
    10. Social ecology of immigrant settlement in Australian cities I. H. Burnley
    11. The social and demographic impact of international immigrants on Melbourne: a study of various differentials H. Ware
    Part III. The Impact and Consequences of Urbanization: The Role of Planning:
    12. Planning the metropolitan areas P. Harrison
    13. Urban renewal E. Vanndermark
    14. Conclusion: the Australian urbanization process I. H. Burnley.

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    I. H. Burnley

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    I. H. Burnley, F. J. B. Stilwell, C. Y. Choi, I. H. Burnley, D. T. Rowland, G. J. Hugo, R. J. Stimson, H. Ware, P. Harrison, E. Vanndermark

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