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Neglected drivers of urbanisation in Africa

Fox, Sean (2017) Neglected drivers of urbanisation in Africa. Africa at LSE (19 Jul 2017). Website.

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The common assumption that rural-to-urban migration is the primary source of rapid urban population growth in Africa is flawed. Natural population increase within urban areas and rural transformation are also important forces. Policies aimed at easing population pressure in urban areas by discouraging migration are therefore unlikely to succeed, argues Sean Fox.

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Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2017 13:53
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:10

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