Public health problems of urbanization.

  title={Public health problems of urbanization.},
  author={R. K. Mutatkar},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={41 7},
Developing countries have been peasant societies. The cities in traditional societies have been pilgrimage centres, seats of administration and educational centres. These cities had homogeneous relationships with the villages. Industrialization has developed modern megacities whose way of life is heterogeneous with that in the villages. Rural poverty has pushed villagers to the cities, which were never planned to accommodate immigrants. Public health and social problems have arisen lowering the… CONTINUE READING
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