Urbanization: A Way of Living

  • Jo M. Martins
  • Fei Guo
  • David A. Swanson


The exceptional population growth of the last century was accompanied by the concentration of people in large urban centres nurtured by internal migration from rural to urban areas. For the first time in recorded history, most people now live in urban areas (Fig. 6.1).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Marketing and ManagementMacquarie UniversitySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Department of SociologyUniversity of California RiversideRiversideUSA

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