Urbanization (or urbanisation) refers to the population shift from rural to urban areas, the decrease in the proportion of people living in rural areas, and the ways in which societies adapt to this change. It is predominantly the process by which towns and cities are formed and become larger as more people begin living and working in central areas.Although the two concepts are sometimes used interchangeably, urbanization should be distinguished from urban growth. Whereas urbanization refers to the proportion of the total national population living in areas classified as urban, urban growth strictly refers to the absolute number of people …



AU: Aarhus University · 1 January 2017 English

“The socialist system has won in our country,” Antonín Novotný, the leader of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, triumphantly declared at a national party conference on July 5, 1960, and …

raising standards of living. These were years of urbanization and huge advances in education and public health

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

growth of cash incomes, stable retail prices, urbanization, and increasing purchases of food products in

The National Archives · 1 January 1981 English

According to our i n t e r l o c u t o r , urbanization J S i f S B o f a Problem in Uzbekistan

The National Archives · 1 January 1980 English

Economic-Social Development of the Territory and Urbanization An organic component of our development policy population). In the next decade, the country's urbanization will ' "I gain momentum , being a fundamental Worth stressing is the planned character of urbanization - part of the country's economic and social 2 52.5 54.5. i Counties grouped by their urbanization '•• I degree , ' Population out » I ef has powerfully T promoted social researc'. in urbanization. .•• The main theoretical-methodological orientations

The National Archives · 1 January 1980 German

A file containing conference papers prepared for the scientific forum held in Hamburg as a follow-up to the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe. The papers concern topics such …

individuals aged over 50 years and progressing \ . urbanization /Figures 3,4,5,6/. In particular, a high «jrudo

The National Archives · 1 January 1979 English

creating problems with regard to food, education, urbanization and employment that are difficult to solve

The National Archives · 1 January 1978 English

A file of correspondence and reports concerning the internal situation in Romania. The documents cover the aftermath of the defection of Ion Mihai Pacepa, a high-ranking member of the Romanian …

but this has been inevitably weakened b y urbanization, a process promoted b y the R C P . Romanian

The National Archives · 1 January 1978 French

A file of correspondence and reports concerning Soviet interests in Africa. The documents include contributions from British diplomatic officials to a draft paper examining Soviet technical and educational assistance as …

Social factors such as increasing literacy and urbanization may also enable Soviet efforts to become more

The National Archives · 1 January 1978 English

Significance of socioeconomic factors such as urbanization, use of leisure and international tourism;

The National Archives · 1 January 1976 English

A file containing documents relating to Polish agriculture. Documents in the file include a paper written by the Dutch agricultural attaché in Warsaw entitled "The development of the structure of …

result of progress in industrialization- and urbanization of the country the area of arable l a n d is the state's influence on the p l a n n e d urbanization of our country. At present there are many people

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