Latin American Urban Policies



Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc

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ContributionsJohn Miller (Editor), Ralph A. Gakenheimer (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages398
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Open LibraryOL7907477M
ISBN 100803900562
ISBN 109780803900561

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Book Description. This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. It argues that evaluating the fulfillment of past commitments is essential for framing and meeting the new commitments that were taken in Habitat III over the next 20 years.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Based on four papers from the Jahuel Seminar on the Social Sciences and Urban Development in Latin America, This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico.

It argues that evaluating the fulfillment of past commitments is essential for framing and meeting the new commitments that were taken in Habitat III over the next 20 years. This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico.

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This innovative collection offers a new perspective on the policy diffusion phenomena. Drawing on different examples from Latin American experiences in urban local policies and national social policies, experts present a new framework to study this phenomenon centered on the mobilization of ideas, interests and discourses for policy diffusion.

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This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. It argues that evaluating the fulfillment of past commitments is essential for framing and meeting the new commitments undertaken at. This book remains a staple in the field of Latin American politics.

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Although criteria for measuring informality vary among countries and organizations (ILO, CEPAL, etc.) making camparisons somewhat inexact, data from showed that more than 50% of workers in Latin America were employed in the informal economy, with a high of 71 percent in Bolivia and between 40 and 44.

This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. It argues that evaluating the fulfillment of past commitments is essential for framing and meeting the new commitments undertaken at Habitat III.

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Latin American cities are looking for new ways to redesign existing urban areas and finance it—encouraged perhaps by the sluggish macroeconomic environment. For example, to renew its underutilized downtown areas, Medellin is piloting “tax-increment financing” (a model to capture increases in land values, albeit with a rather unfriendly name).Latin American history, world history, urban cultural history.

Research interests. Popular culture in Argentina, Latin American theater and film, Latin American and United States cultural relations.

Selected publications “Engendering the Public Sphere:Theater and Society in Buenos Aires Argentina, ” Book Manuscript in process.The depressing fact of growing violence across major cities in Latin America is hardly news to scholars and practitioners in the region.

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