Shrinking Cities in Japan: Article Review
As explained in the research article, Japan is the most highly populated country in Germany. Due to dynamic changes in population, it becomes hard to predict the shrinking cities in Japan. Even though financial circumstances have been shaky for an extended period, Japan’s developments blow up has proceeded in both rural areas as well as in the urban centres. Currently, Japan gives the feeling that it’s getting ready for an urban and territorial improvement in light of expectations of development.
Additionally, by 2050 the Japanese population is expected to decline by percentage of 22; i.e. from 127.8 million to 100 million (Richardson & Audirac, 2014). . Regardless of the quick deteriorating population and the maturing of society across the country, the issue of constricting urban areas has so far been withdrawn in Japan. Most researchers have shown that most shrinking cities in Japan are associated with aging population and a reduction in industrial capacity.
After the research was conducted this article pointed out the following about shrinking cities in Japan:
Finally basing the context on the summary of the article the most important questions for the study are:
Richardson, H., Nam. & Audirac, I. (2014). Shrinking cities: a global perspective. Oxfordshire, England New York: Routledge.