Coping with City Growth during the British Industrial Revolution
By (author) Jeffrey G. Williamson
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Coping with City Growth during the British Industrial Revolution by Jeffrey G. Williamson
Book DescriptionCoping with City Growth assesses Britain's handling of city growth during the First Industrial Revolution by combining the tools used by Third World analysts with the archival attention and eclectic style of the economic historian. What emerges is an exciting and provocative accounts that have long occupied problem development economists: urban unemployment, underemployment, and the alleged failure of city labour markets to absorb the flood of rural emigrants; the persistent influx of newcomers, which makes it difficult for municipal planners to improve the quality of social overhead; the crowding of migrants into densely packed urban slums with few, if any, social services; and rising density and city size which augment pollution while lowering the quality of the urban environment.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521893886
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 9-May-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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