Migration, urbanization, and development in Malaysia

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  • Malaysia.


  • Migration, Internal -- Malaysia.,
  • Urbanization -- Malaysia.,
  • Malaysia -- Economic conditions.

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StatementEconomic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
SeriesComparative study on migration, urbanization, and development in the ESCAP region., 4
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
LC ClassificationsHB2093.A3 C65 vol. 4, HB2104.6.A3 C65 vol. 4
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Paginationx, 168 p. :
Number of Pages168
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Open LibraryOL2988456M
LC Control Number84241683

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The unprecedented movement of peoples within the borders of their own countries is undoubtedly one of the greatest transformations of humankind witnessed in the 20th century. International migration, while it has received perhaps less attention, is an equally important process Reviews: 1.

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Migration, urbanization, and development in Indonesia. [Graeme Hugo; United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.]. Migration accounted for 40% of urban growth in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur. The inflow of migrants from the rural to the urban areas accounted for about 30% of urban population growth in Malaysia from the 70s to the early s.

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