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"This is a very important book and it is very much needed. The best features are its examples drawn from extensive and in-depth knowledge of many mega-urban regions in Asia, and its broad coverage in terms of topics. "—David Mammen, President , The Center for Good Governance

"This is an outstanding work of research and synthesis."—Robert Fishman, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan

Chapter List

Tables and Figures
Foreword by Joseph S. Tulchin
Preface
Acknowledgments
1 From Mega-Cities to Mega-Urban Regions
2. Planning Asia's Mega-Urban Regions
3. The Governance of Mega-Urban Regions
4. Are Mega-Urban Regions Sustainable?
5. Planning and the Management of Water Resources
6. Managing Mobility in Mega-Urban Regions
7. Inner-City Redevelopment
8. Developing the Urban Periphery
9. Housing and Basic Urban Services
10. Toward Viable Mega-Urban Regions in Asia
References
Bibliography
Index

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