Changing Places: Population, Development and the Urban Future
Author: UNFPA No. of pages: 138 Publication date: 1996 Publisher: UNFPA Available languages: English ISBN: 0-89714-274-8
Within ten years, more than half the people in the world will be living in cities. Most of the urban population increase will be in developing countries. Investment in social development--in health, education and a better life for women--will be the key to whether urbanization will improve the lives of people or increase human misery.