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Note to the reader from the UNU

The objective of the United Nations University Programme on Mega-cities and Urban Development, initiated in 1990, is to examine the growth and management of large metropolitan agglomerations, especially in the developing world, in regard to the patterns and projects of their growth, the demographic and economic causes, and the social, economic, and environmental consequences.

After the release of Mega-city Growth and the Future (Tokyo: UNU Press, 1994), which analysed the mega-city phenomenon on a global level, this book was undertaken to provide new data, analyses, and insights that will enhance our understanding of mega-cities and the patterns of globalization in the Pacific Asia region. This book will be followed up with similar analyses of Latin America and Africa, as well as a special edition on Tokyo.

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The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations University.

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