Causes and Consequences of Urban Growth and Sprawl
An overall idea about urban growth and sprawl has been provided in Chap. 1. This chapter is aimed to list the causes and consequences of urban growth and sprawl. The causes that force growth in urban area and the causes that are responsible for undesirable pattern or process of urban growth are also essentially important for the analysis of urban growth. The consequences or the impacts of urban growth, whether ill or good, are also necessary to be understood and evaluated towards achieving a sustainable urban growth.