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close this bookThe Mega-city in Latin America (UNU, 1996, 282 pages)
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close this folder1. The Latin American mega-city: An introduction
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View the documentWhat is a mega-city?
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View the documentShould anything be done to slow down the growth of Latin America's big cities?
View the documentThe future for Latin America's cities
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close this folder2 Demographic trends in Latin America's metropolises, 1950-1990
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View the documentChanging patterns of metropolitan growth
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View the documentThe spatial pattern of metropolitan growth
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close this folder3. Contemporary issues in the government and administration of Latin American mega-cities
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close this folder4. Land, housing, and infrastructure in Latin America's major cities
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View the documentHousing conditions
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close this folder5. A hundred million journeys a day: The management of transport in Latin America's mega-cities
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close this folder6. Buenos Aires: A case of deepening social polarization
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View the documentPopulation growth and structure
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close this folder7. Lima: mega-city and mega-problem
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close this folder8. Mexico City: No longer a leviathan?
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close this folder9. Rio de Janeiro: Urban expansion and structural change
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close this folder10. São Paulo: A growth process full of contradictions
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close this folder11. Santa Fé de Bogotá: A Latin American special case?
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View the documentThe shape of the city
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View the documentThe city's principal problems
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Hamilton Tolosa