THE IMPLICATIONS OF URBANIZATION ON PERI-URBAN LAND-USE CHANGE: A LITERATURE REVIEW
- urbanization; peri-urban; land-use; sustainability; land system science
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This is an integrative review of land-use science literature, focusing on the common areas of land-use change research; urbanization and land-use change, peri-urbanization and the land- use sustainability at the city fringes. Also, it discusses the developed concepts among the land- use research community for synthesizing the peri-urban land transition phenomena, parallel to the contemporary urbanization presence. This qualitative review summarises the land-change science developed pathways in Land system science approach; such as exploring land change drivers, peri-urban land-use sustainability, but not limited to critically discussion of the literature, identifying the methodological problems at different geographies while spotting knowledge gaps in the topic area.