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Contents List of Figures, Tables and Boxes vii About the Authors x Chapter Sources xvi List of Acronyms and Abbreviations xviii Part 1 Introduction Editor¿s Introduction 3 Cecilia Tacoli 1 Small Urban Centres and Large Villages: The Habitat For Much of the World¿s Low-Income Population 15 David Satterthwaite Part 2 Rural¿Urban Linkages and Livelihood Transformations 2 Survival and Accumulation Strategies at the Rural¿Urban Interface in North-West Tanzania 41 Jonathan Baker 3 Changing Rural¿Urban Linkages in Mali, Nigeria and Tanzania 56 Mahmoud Bah, Salmana Cissé, Bitrina Diyamett, Gouro Diallo, Fred Lerise, David Okali, Enoch Okpara, Janice Olawoye and Cecilia Tacoli 4 Evolving Rural¿Urban Relations and Livelihoods 68 Jonathan Rigg Part 3 Policies that Address, Ignore or Misunderstand Rural¿Urban Linkages 5 Transitions in Sub-Saharan Africa: Agriculture, Urbanization and Income Growth 91 Mary Tiffen vi The Earthscan Reader in Urban¿Rural Linkages 6 A Regional Network Strategy for Reciprocal Rural¿Urban Linkages: An Agenda for Policy Research with Reference to Indonesia 124 Mike Douglass 7 The Role of Small and Intermediate Urban Centres in Regional and Rural Development: Assumptions and Evidence 155 David Satterthwaite and Cecilia Tacoli 8 The Small Town and Urban Context 184 Richard Kirkby, Ian Bradbury and Guanbao Shen Part 4 Mobility and Migration Between Rural and Urban Areas 9 Environmental Perceptions, Social Class and Demographic Change in Mexico City: A Comparative Approach 201 Haydea Izazola, Carolina Martínez and Catherine Marquette 10 Improved Livelihoods In Improved Watersheds: Can Migration Be Mitigated? 215 Priya Deshingkar 11 Taking Advantage of Rural Assets as a Coping Strategy for the Urban Poor: The Case of Rural¿Urban Interrelations in Botswana 229 Fred Krüger Part 5 Beyond the City Boundaries: Peri-Urban Areas and Environmental Issues 12 Urban Agriculture in the Metropolitan Zone of Mexico City: Changes Over Time in Urban, Suburban and Peri-Urban Areas 247 H. Losada, H. Martínez, J. Vieyra, R. Pealing, J. Rivera, R. Zavala and J. Cortés 13 The Politics of Urban¿Rural Relations: Land Use Conversion in the Philippines 264 Philip F. Kelly 14 Ecological Footprints and Appropriated Carrying Capacity: What Urban Economics Leaves Out 284 William E. Rees 15 An Overview of Urban Environmental Burdens at Three Scales: Intra-Urban, Urban-Regional and Global 297 Gordon McGranahan Further Reading 319 Index 325
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Urbanization -- Developing countries.
Cities and towns -- Developing countries.
Developing countries -- Population.