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Governance of MegacitiesFractured Thinking, Fragmented Setup$
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K.C. Sivaramakrishnan

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199454136

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199454136.001.0001

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Megacity Governance

Megacity Governance

The International Experience

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(p.208) 10 Megacity Governance
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Governance of Megacities
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K.C. Sivaramakrishnan

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199454136.003.0010

Experiences of some of the international cities like Greater London, Tokyo, Seoul, Dhaka, Karachi, Toronto, Brazil, Bangkok, and others are shared in this chapter. The economic and spatial characteristics of these metropolitan cities and their governance are highlighted. The chapter discusses how the issue of identity has been resolved by these cities—partly by law and partly by the course of development.

Keywords:   megacities, governance, metropolitan, population density, urbanization, metropolitan identity

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