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City Society and Planning: Essays in Honour of Professor A.K. Dutt (In 3 Volumes)

Baleshwar Thakur (Editor) Sudhir K. Thakur (Editor) Chris Cusack (Editor) George Pomeroy (Editor)
Synopsis This set of three volumes is not just a compilation of essays in honour of Professor Ashok Kumar Dutt, it personifies his life as a person and a professional. Prof. Dutt has established his international credentials as the leading exponent of urban and regional planning and has enriched both its theory and practice by his brilliant ideas and practical insights. His contributions in the areas of urban, social, cultural, medical, population, economic and development geography as well as in urban and regional development planning in India and abroad are very extensive and praiseworthy. These volumes reflect the spirit of Prof. Dutt's work and philosophy. Volume one, containing thirty-two papers, provides an understanding of urban structure and problems ranging from national to the local level. Explaining the patterns and processes of urban network and systems in china, India and Korea, it discusses at length the evolution and characteristics of regional urbanization in Africa, India and Ohio. it also extends discussions on the characteristic features and infrastructural problems of different city sizes. Volume two, having twenty-eight papers, deals with social and cultural aspects drawn from experience of many countries. it provides glimpse of innovative ideas in the field of gender and migration, castes and political system, folk cultural and sacred landscapes, dissemination of language and linguistic regionalism, diet and disease, and health ecology and healthcare systems. Volume three, consisting of twenty-eight papers, examines the different aspects of regional planning. Emerging issues like global warming and climate change, balanced regional development, new economic geography, community-based conservation, role of trans-national corporations, environmental sustainability and sustainable agriculture, joint forest management, integrated watershed and common land management are analyzed and documented. An introduction on the theory and methods of regional planning based on cross-cultural experiences, policy practices and sector-specific issues across the global to local scale has also been provided.
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About the authors

Sudhir K. Thakur

Sudhir K. Thakur is Assistant Professor in the College of Business Administration, California State University Sacramento. He teaches land use regulation, real estate development, and geographical information systems (GIS) to undergraduate and graduate students. His research interests are in the areas of regional economic systems, technological change and regional development, location and land use, and spatial econometrics.

Chris Cusack

Chris Cusack is Associate professor in the Department of geography at Keene State College, where he teaches urban geography, land use planning, and geographic information systems (GIS). His research interests concentrate on urban sustainability in the developing world and comparative regional development.

George Pomeroy

George Pomeroy is Associate professor of geography-earth science and Director of the center for land Use at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. His research interests are in the area of urban geography, urban and regional planning, South Asia, and China.

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Title City Society and Planning: Essays in Honour of Professor A.K. Dutt (In 3 Volumes)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2007
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788180694585
length xvi+592p.; xvi+574p.; xx+506p., Tables; Figures; Maps; Plates; References; Index; 25cm.