Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 394

Table of Content: December 2010; 3(12)

December 2010

The evolving rural and urban interdependence: Opportunities and challenges for community economic development

  Regional science researchers and scholars continue to distinguish between “urban or metro” and “rural or nonmetro” counties and erroneously portray metro counties to be synonymous to urbanized areas and nonmetro as rural. But the U.S. Census Bureau in 2005 indicated that 51% of nonmetro counties are actually urban places and about 41% of all metro counties in the U.S. can also be...

Author(s):   Patrick Tandoh-Offin  

December 2010

Coupling law and technology for water allocations among riparian states

  The problem of sharing the waters of trans-boundary watercourses has traditionally been viewed as one lying exclusively within the domain of legal doctrines. However, lack of information about the sustainable futuristic scenarios of possible water allocations acts as a deterrent in resolving the conflicts pertaining to trans-boundary watercourses. It is increasingly being felt that technology, in the form of...

Author(s):   Singh Amardeep and A. K. Gosain  

December 2010

Periodic market, a common marketing feature in Akoko Southwest

  Periodic marketing and periodic market places are most corporately viewed as traditional activities and practices. It was and is still regarded in some societies as being traditional. This study attempt is to examine the characteristics of some major markets in Akoko Southwest Local Governmen00t, with a view to assessing how both the buyer and sellers patronize those markets and identifying the interval...

Author(s):   Ehinmowo, A. A. and Ibitoye, A. O.  

December 2010

Flood risk and context of land-uses: Chennai city case

  India witnessed increased flooding incidences during recent past especially in urban areas reportedly since Mumbai (2005) as a mega disaster. Other South Asian cities like Dhaka, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, besides many other cities in India, are also reportedly been affected by frequent floods. Flood risk in urban areas are attributed to hazards accelerated by growth in terms of population, housing, paved-up...

Author(s):   Anil K. Gupta and Sreeja S. Nair