impact of technology on urbanisation ... paper[s] by Joint Urbanisation Seminar Australian National University 1970.

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Published by Dept. of Human Geography, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University in Canberra .

Written in English

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ContributionsAustralian National University. Research School of Pacific Studies. Dept. of Human Geography.
LC ClassificationsHT371 .J63 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
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Open LibraryOL5457550M
LC Control Number73159895

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Technology and Industrialization: Technology has contributed to the growth of industries or to the process of industrialization. Industrialization is a term covering in general terms the growth in a society hitherto mainly agrarian of modern industry with all its circumstances and problems, economic and social.

Negative effects of Urbanization: • As stated above, most people move to the cities from the rural areas in the hope of better jobs. Now, pressing issue that arises is that in most cases, the urban areas cannot supply as many job openings as required, which results in many unemployed urbanites.

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Even Asia and Africa were urbanising considerably. Modernization is an integral part of urban life as it includes technology-savvy crowd, liberalization, sophisticated communication, the modern dress code at work, and better purchasing power.

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Children in the 21st century are avid users of technology - more so than generations past. This rise in use has led to much attention on the consequences of technology use, and how this impacts children’s brains and their socio-emotional, cognitive and physical development.Adverse effects of Urbanization There is increasing competition for facilities due to the high standard of living in urban areas, which has triggered several negative effects: •Slums and its consequences of overcrowding.

•Lack of sanitation, •Poverty, •Illiteracy, •Unemployment and •Crime is the worst impact of urbanization. urbanisation 1. urbanization 2. definition urbanization is a population shift from rural to urban areas, and the ways in which society adapts to the change.

it predominantly results in the physical growth of urban areas, be it horizontal or vertical 3.

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