Urban geographic development of Dubai

Sever, Ivan (2016) Urban geographic development of Dubai. Diploma thesis, Faculty of Science > Department of Geography.

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Abstract

The subject of this master thesis is a research of urban geographic development of the city of Dubai. This thesis gives a chronological insight of a spatial development of the city and the changes in its morphological and social structure since the foundation in 19th century until today. Economic development, boosted by oil discovery and tertiary sector growth, is also shown. Sociocultural and ecological consequences of a rapid urban and economic development are also featured and as such ask a question of a sustainability of the future development. A position of Dubai in urban and economic system of the world and its role in globalization era are presented at the end of the thesis.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma thesis)
Keywords: Dubai, urban development, tourism, sustainability
Supervisor: Prelogović, Vedran
Date: 2016
Number of Pages: 60
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Geography
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Geography
Depositing User: dipl. bib. Ljljana Bajs
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2016 11:15
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2016 11:15
URI: http://digre.pmf.unizg.hr/id/eprint/4921

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