Mobility on the urban fringe

some observations based on seventy-two African households in the Inanda peri-urban area
  • 95 Pages
  • 4.56 MB
  • English
Centre for Applied Social Sciences, University of Natal , Durban
Migration, Internal -- South Africa -- Durban metropolitan area -- Case studies., Housing -- South Africa -- Durban metropolitan area -- Case stu


South Africa, Durban metropolitan

StatementValerie Møller.
LC ClassificationsHB2123.4.D87 M63
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3901466M
ISBN 100869801562
LC Control Number81463694

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RURAL URBAN FRINGE 3. CONTENTS Definition Structure Stages of growth and its role in urban growth 4. DEFINITION Rural urban fringe(RUF): It is a zone or frontier discontinuity between city and country in which rural and urban land use are intermixed.