A Literature Review on Urban Sprawl in Developed and Developing Countries

Authors

  • Siva Kumar T. Renu
  • Tuan Pah Rokiah Syed Hussain

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.53555/nnssh.v5i7.767

Keywords:

Urban Expansion, Urban Periphery, Urban Sprawl, Malaysia

Abstract

The urban sprawl is the process of a city that evolves from a high density center to form a low density area towards its periphery based on its own phases involving the historical outbreak of a city. The shape, process and effect of a urban sprawl are different. Therefore, studies related to the urban sprawl need to be carried out for each different city, even in the same country. Experience in developed and developing countries suggests that any urban sprawl have a beneficial and bad effect on society and it also poses a problem to the city's management system. Hence, this article is intended to discuss the outcome of a review of a number of literature in relation to the urban sprawl overview globally, and in the context of Malaysia itself.

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2019-07-31

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T. Renu, S. K., & Syed Hussain, T. P. R. (2019). A Literature Review on Urban Sprawl in Developed and Developing Countries. Journal of Advance Research in Social Science and Humanities (ISSN 2208-2387), 5(7), 01-04. https://doi.org/10.53555/nnssh.v5i7.767