isbn | 9783319518985

Urban Transformations in Rio de Janeiro: development, segregation and governance

Por Luiz Cesar de Queiroz Ribeiro (org.)
Assuntos: Urban Geography; Urbanism; Regional Development; Latin American Politics; Urban Economics; Regional and Cultural Studies
publicado por Springer
Brasil 319 páginas publicado em 2017

This book provides an overview of urban transformations taking place in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the last three decades. It analyses urban dynamics within the metropolis and its relationship with Brazilian urban networks.

This book is structured in three main parts with sixteen chapters written by researchers from the Brazilian Metropolitan Observatory in Rio de Janeiro. The aim of the book is to study urban transformation and stagnation with regards to urban mobility and infrastructure, social analysis of territory, housing and housing market, metropolitan governance, demography, residential segregation and inequality of opportunities, among other topics.

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