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Urbanization and Rural Development

B.S. Yadav (Author) Sudha Sharma (Author)
Synopsis The Urbanization history of nations reveal that the problems of urbanization and rural development generally emerge in the process of socio-cultural change representing a continuous effort to adopt various systems in society. Today urbanization is not only the migration from rural areas of village artisans and landless labour but also implies the movement of educated and skilled people to urban areas in search of better fortunes and better living conditions. In this process population becomes concentrated in urban areas, resulting ultimately in cities growth. Historically, process of modern urbanization began in India when country got freedom and developmental planning increased spurt in economic and industrial activity causing rapid urban growth. The present study Urbanization and Rural Development traces the historical evolution from the Indus valley civilization to the dawn of freedom and afterwards. Today urban life is a dynamic basis for most of the activities and processes we associate with modernization, economic development and social transformation. It also attempts to examine the impact of urbanization or rural growth and transformation of rural life style.
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About the authors

B.S. Yadav

Dr. B.S. Yadav is presenlty working as a Reader and Head, P.G. Deptt., of Economics D.N. College, Gulaothi (Bulandshahr). He obtained his M.A. in Economics (1973) with first division from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. He got his M.Phil degree in 1978 with first division from the Panjabi University, Patiala. He did his Ph.D., in Economcis (1989) from the Agra University, Agra. Dr. Yadav has to his credit a number of articles and research papers published in variuos leading Economic Journals. Forty eights students have also complected their Dissertations in M.A. (Eco.), under his supervision till now. Dr. Yadar has already authored and co-author several books on Economics.

Sudha Sharma

Dr. Sudha Sharma has a very brilliant and excellent academic career. She obtained her M.A. degree in Economics in 2000 with first division from Meerut College, Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut. Presently, she is working as a lecturer in the Department of Commerce, Meerut College, Meerut.

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Bibliographic information

Title Urbanization and Rural Development
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2004
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8188658766
length viii+334p., References; Tables; Bibliography; 23cm.