Peri-urbanization in the Surabaya metropolitan area

An industrial transformation perspective

Authored by: Delik Hudalah , Tania Benita , Ikrar Eka Praya Gumilar

Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia

Print publication date:  October  2018
Online publication date:  October  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138681590
eBook ISBN: 9781315562889
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Southeast Asia’s urban studies literature has long focused on mega-urbanization, referring to globally induced urban transformation around several selected capitals and primate cities, i.e. Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Manila, and Bangkok (Douglass 2000; Jones 2002; McGee 1995). However, megacities and their associated mega-urbanization are exceptional phenomena and do not represent the common phenomena experienced by the smaller or “ordinary” metropolitan areas. A large number of secondary metropolitan areas transform into regional or national activity centers focusing on key selected economic sectors such as manufacturing industry.

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