Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)
Library,Documentation and Information Science Division

“A research journal serves that narrow

borderland which separates the known from the unknown”

-P.C.Mahalanobis


Normal view MARC view ISBD view

The mega-city in Latin America [electronic resource] / edited by Alan Gilbert.

Contributor(s): Gilbert, Alan, 1944- | United Nations University.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Tokyo : United Nations University Press, c1996Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 282 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 0585200246 (electronic bk.); 9780585200248 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Metropolitan areas -- Latin America | Cities and towns -- Latin America | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Economic Policy | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Government & Business | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Economic Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Business Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Structural Adjustment | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- General | Electronic books | Steden | Stedelijk beleid | Agglom�erations urbaines -- Am�erique latine | Villes -- Am�erique latine | �Areas metropolitanas -- Am�erica latina | Cidades -- Am�erica latina | Agglom�erations urbaines -- Am�erique latine | Villes -- Am�erique latine | CITIES | METROPOLITAN AREAS | URBAN POPULATION | POPULATION GROWTH | HOUSING | URBAN TRANSPORT | URBAN SETTLEMENTS | POPULATION DENSITY | URBAN ECONOMICS | URBAN ENVIRONMENT | STATISTICAL DATA | Wachstum | Metropole | LateinamerikaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mega-city in Latin America.DDC classification: 338.98 Other classification: 74.72 | UNOG UNU/UNUP-935 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Latin American mega-city : an introduction / Alan Gilbert -- Demographic trends in Latin America's metropolises, 1950-1990 / Miguel Villa and Jorge Rodr�iguez -- Contemporary issues in the government and administration of Latin American mega-cities / Peter Ward -- Land, housing, and infrastructure in Latin America's major cities / Alan Gilbert -- A hundred million journeys a day : the management of transport in Latin America's mega-cities / Oscar Figueroa -- Buenos Aires : a case of deepening social polarization / Luis Ainstein -- Lima : mega-city and mega-problem / Gustavo Riofr�io -- Mexico City : no longer a leviathan? / Allison Rowland and Peter Gordon -- Rio de Janeiro : urban expansion and structural change / Hamilton Tolosa -- S�ao Paulo : a growth process full of contradictions / Milton Santos -- Santa F�e de Bogot�a : a Latin American special case? / Alan Gilbert.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
No physical items for this record

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Latin American mega-city : an introduction / Alan Gilbert -- Demographic trends in Latin America's metropolises, 1950-1990 / Miguel Villa and Jorge Rodr�iguez -- Contemporary issues in the government and administration of Latin American mega-cities / Peter Ward -- Land, housing, and infrastructure in Latin America's major cities / Alan Gilbert -- A hundred million journeys a day : the management of transport in Latin America's mega-cities / Oscar Figueroa -- Buenos Aires : a case of deepening social polarization / Luis Ainstein -- Lima : mega-city and mega-problem / Gustavo Riofr�io -- Mexico City : no longer a leviathan? / Allison Rowland and Peter Gordon -- Rio de Janeiro : urban expansion and structural change / Hamilton Tolosa -- S�ao Paulo : a growth process full of contradictions / Milton Santos -- Santa F�e de Bogot�a : a Latin American special case? / Alan Gilbert.

Description based on print version record.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Other editions of this work

The mega-city in Latin America ©1996
Library, Documentation and Information Science Division, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B T Road, Kolkata 700108, INDIA
Phone no. 91-33-2575 2100, Fax no. 91-33-2578 1412, ksatpathy@isical.ac.in


Visitor Counter