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The Latin American Studies Book Series

Urban Transformations in Rio de Janeiro

Development, Segregation, and Governance

Editors: de Queiroz Ribeiro, Luiz Cesar (Ed.)

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  • Comprehensive coverage of urban transformation and urban dynamics in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the last thirty years
  • Essential reference book for urban researchers, public officials and social activists
  • Fully illustrated with colorful maps and pictures of Rio de Janeiro metropolis
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About this book

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 written by researchers from the Brazilian Metropolitan Observatory in Rio de Janeiro. The aim 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.

About the authors

Luiz Cesar de Queiroz Ribeiro is Professor at the Institute of Urban and Regional Research and Planning (IPPUR) at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is the national coordinator of the Metropolis Observatory (INCT) and Visiting Professor at the Social Sciences Institute at the University of Lisbon, Portugal.  

His research specialties include: urbanization, metropolis, urban dynamics, national territory, socio-spatial inclusion/segregation in metropolis, urban governance and management.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

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eBook $139.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-51899-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.99
price for USA in USD
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
  • Due: May 17, 2017
  • ISBN 978-3-319-51898-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
Softcover $179.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-84773-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Urban Transformations in Rio de Janeiro
Book Subtitle
Development, Segregation, and Governance
Editors
  • Luiz Cesar de Queiroz Ribeiro
Series Title
The Latin American Studies Book Series
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-51899-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-51899-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-51898-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-84773-3
Series ISSN
2366-3421
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 319
Number of Illustrations
26 b/w illustrations, 21 illustrations in colour
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