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An urban development strategy for Kenya.

Richardson H ...see all

Journal of Developing Areas, vol. 15, issue 1 (1980) pp. 97-118 Published by College of Business, Tennessee State University

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The author examines aspects of urban development in Kenya including spatial goals and priorities, the characteristics of the national urban hierarchy, rural-urban migration, the role of Nairobi as the primate city, the distribution of industry in urban areas, and the urban informal sector

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  • africa
  • africa south sahara
  • demographic factors
  • developing countries
  • development planning
  • eastern africa
  • economic factors
  • english speaking africa
  • geographic factors
  • kenya
  • migration
  • population
  • population characteristics
  • population dynamics
  • rural urban migration
  • spatial distribution
  • urban population
  • urban spatial distribution

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  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-0019229336
  • PUI: 11265070
  • ISSN: 0022037X
  • PMID: 12338271
  • SGR: 0019229336


  • H W Richardson

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