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Urban Population Growth in Pakistan 1961-1972

Richard Helbock
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Richard Helbock: New Mexico State University (USA)

The Pakistan Development Review, 1975, vol. 14, issue 3, 315-333

Abstract: . The growth of cities is a subject of increasing concern among social scientists and government planners in Pakistan as elsewhere in the developing world. Redistribution of the population from predominantly rural to increasingly urban pattern of residence has far-reaching implications for. the demographic, socio-economic, and political character of the. nation. Indeed, the process of urbanization as it applies in the Third World nations is generating considerable debate among scholars, for there are important policy implications and divergent views regl:)rding the consequences of urban growtfi

Date: 1975
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