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The mega-city in Latin America

Author: Alan Gilbert; United Nations University.
Publisher: Tokyo : United Nations University Press, ©1996.
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By the year 2010, Latin America will contain five metropolitan areas with more than eight million people. Unfortunately, they also demonstrate many of the worst symptoms of the region's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gilbert, Alan.
Mega-city in Latin America.
Tokyo : United Nations University Press, ©1996
(DLC) 97229462
(OCoLC)35988156
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Gilbert; United Nations University.
ISBN: 0585200246 9780585200248
OCLC Number: 44965617
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 282 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: The Latin American mega-city : an introduction / Alan Gilbert --
Demographic trends in Latin America's metropolises, 1950-1990 / Miguel Villa and Jorge Rodríguez --
Contemporary issues in the government and administration of Latin American mega-cities / Peter Ward --
Land, housing, and infrastructure in Latin America's major cities / Alan Gilbert --
A hundred million journeys a day : the management of transport in Latin America's mega-cities / Oscar Figueroa --
Buenos Aires : a case of deepening social polarization / Luis Ainstein --
Lima : mega-city and mega-problem / Gustavo Riofrío --
Mexico City : no longer a leviathan? / Allison Rowland and Peter Gordon --
Rio de Janeiro : urban expansion and structural change / Hamilton Tolosa --
São Paulo : a growth process full of contradictions / Milton Santos --
Santa Fé de Bogotá : a Latin American special case? / Alan Gilbert.
Responsibility: edited by Alan Gilbert.

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