A high-end geography series that explores some of the fastest-developing countries and cities in the world and assesses how they are dealing with the challenges of the 21st century. Topics looked at include: population structure, the economy, environmental sustainability and the outlook for the future. Each title also features a closer look at an individual city within the country.
India is undergoing a period of great change, with one of the fastest growing economies in the world, but also a booming population that has been challenged by poverty and inequality. India’s successes and challenges are reflected in one of its greatest cities, Mumbai. Balancing the needs of its people with rapid economic development will ensure that India continues to evolve as a world power.