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A review of literature on urban sprawl using bibliometric technique

Rosni, Nur Aulia and Hj. Mohd. Noor, Norzailawati and Ponrohono, Zakiah (2018) A review of literature on urban sprawl using bibliometric technique. Journal of Architecture, Planning and Construction Management, 8 (1). pp. 25-46. E-ISSN 2231-9514

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Urban sprawl is the broad research topic in urban studies. Thus far, the debate on the causes and consequences of urban sprawl has not led to a widely accepted interpretative framework. This paper attempts to review publications on urban sprawl factors and causes extracted from two largest scientific databases namely Scopus and ScienceDirect. The time of publication was set from 1996 to 2015 with 20 years’ gap. The citation-based approach analysis was used to provide better vision regarding this topic where the journal articles are selected by using identified keywords from wide-ranging fields that cover built environment, geography, planning, architecture, engineering, economics, transportation, health, social and spatial technologies. Subsequently, the factor and causes of urban sprawl were extracted from each publication and reviewed. The findings is presented in different categories including (i) socio-demographic, (ii) economic, (iii) political, (iv) physical, (v) environment, and (vi) transportation, pertinent to the formation of urban sprawl. The findings from this paper contribute in defining urban sprawl based on its factor and causes which cover broader context of built environment. The future improvement includes developing land use geospatial indices based on the outcome of this paper.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6608/60878
Uncontrolled Keywords: Urban Sprawl, Urban Development, Urban Growth, Urban Planning, Land Use, Urbanisation, and Bibliometric Analysis
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2000 Study and teaching. Research
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Dr Norzailawati Mohd Noor
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2018 11:09
Last Modified: 21 May 2021 00:07
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/60878

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