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First English language book on regional policies in Latin America
Written by renowned Latin American academics and experts
Offers arguments to better understand pressing issues such as regional disparities and the increasing weight of metropolitan areas
This contributed volume is the first book in English to offer a current and critical vision of regional problems and policies in the countries of Latin America. The book is in three main parts: a general overview of regional processes and trends in Latin America as a whole; country-level coverage of seven individual countries; and comparative analyses of common major problems such as migration, education, labor, poverty, decentralization, exports and foreign direct investments. Written by renowned academics and experts from the region, the book seeks to provide a better understanding of regional challenges and trends, regional disparities that exist in many Latin American countries and the increasing importance of metropolitan areas.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Fiscal and Economic Concentration and Decentralization - Regional Disparities - Regional Policies - Territorial Policies - Urban Concentration