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Urbanisation and Economic Change-A Pre-Theoretic Investigation of Tamil Nadu

A Pre-Theoretic Investigation of Tamil Nadu C T Kurien Josef James The purpose of this paper is to seek an insight into economic change in Tamil Nadu during the sixties through a study of the urbanisation that has taken place in the state during this period. In brief, the main features of urbanisation in Tamil Nadu during the decade have been: (a) a rapid increase in the urban population; (ii) a striking growth in the number of towns; and, (iii) an increase in the concentration of the urban population in the bigger towns. What kind of economic changes do these trends in urbanisation reflect?
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